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Five straight wins for Chiefs
With three wins in three days and five victories in a row, the Kelowna Chiefs have assumed firm control of the KIJHL's Okanagan Division.
The Chiefs downed hometown North Okanagan 6-4 Sunday to pull three points ahead of the Osoyoos Coyotes and six in front of the Knights for top spot.
Connor DeMelo led the Chiefs to victory with 47 saves at Nor-Val Centre in Armstrong.
Ryan Baim scored twice, while Jagger Bowles, Nicholas Gnazdowsky, Dylan Jamieson and Nick Josephs added singles to pace the offence.
Josephs leads the KIJHL in scoring this season with 16 goals and 32 points.
The Chiefs opened the weekend with a 3-2 win over visiting Sicamous on Friday.
The following night, Josephs fired a hat-trick and added two assists in an 8-2 Kelowna win over the Castelgar Rebels. Gnazdowsky scored twice, while Bowles added a goal and four assists.
The Chiefs return to action Saturday when they host the Nelson Leafs in a 7 p.m. face off at Rutland Arena.
On Sunday, Kelowna will travel to Princeton to play the Posse.