In Creston Zak Larson turned away 43 of 45 shots, Mitch Titus had the game winner and Keelan Saworski scored a pair of goals as the Ghostriders got a big road win in their first game back after the tragedy at the Fernie arena two weeks ago.
Kimberley 0 @ Castlegar 5
In Castlegar the Rebels had 2 PPG Tanner Douglas had the shutout, and Brandon Costa and Ed Lindsey each had a goal and an assist for the 5-0 win putting an end to the powerful Nitro's 5 game win streak.
In Spokane the Braves scored 3 PP and 1 short handed goals en route to a 5-3 home ice win over the Rockies. Dawson Tritt had 3 goals and Paxton Malone scored 1 and added 2 assists. Trevor Dilauro had the W in net.
Golden 2 @ Nelson 7
In Nelson the red hot Leafs had goals from 7 different players and outshot the Rockets 44-22. D- man Dash Thomson was the only player with 3 points, 3A. Sam Buford had the W in net.
With the win and subsequent losses by Kimberley the Rockies and Golden the Riders are just 1 point out of third with 3 games in hand,5 behind Creston with 2 games in hand and everyone is way behind Kimberley.
In other news the BV Hawks are on a 9 game win streak after a 7-2 win over the GF Bruins but remain 1 point behind Nelson for first place in their division.