Kyle McMurphy?s goal just 46 seconds into the first sudden death overtime period lifted the
The high scoring, see-saw affair was tied and 4-4 following 40 minutes of play.
McMurphy?s first of the contest, a shorthand tallied 8:08 into the third period, looked for quite a while as though it may stand up as the game winner. However, the Warriors evened things with only left in regulation time.
Brett Hextall potted two goals for Penticton as well, with Cory Schneider and Eric Kroshus adding singles. McMurphy also contributed a pair of assists, giving him a four point night. Westside?s Chris Zaires had two goals and teammate
Special teams were huge in this one as the Valley First Vees had three powerplay markers, in addition to McMurphy?s shorthanded effort. Meantime, the Warriors counted twice with the man advantage.
Despite being beaten five times, Alex Evin recorded the victory in the
Oddly enough, the teams traded goals in every period, except of course for overtime. In addition, the shots were even at 30 apiece at the end of regulation. The Valley First Vees had the only three shots of sudden death, but for the second consecutive night, were badly outplayed in the third period, outshot 12-5 this time around.
SATURDAY NIGHT vs. WESTSIDE
Westside 2 2 1 0 = 5