Jost bags seven as Ok Rockets sweep Canadians
Tyson Jost showed Sunday why the Western Hockey League's Everett Silvertips can't wait to to get the uber-talented forward into their lineup on a full-time basis.
The 5-foot-10, 175-pound Jost figured in every one of his team's goals—three goals and four assists—as the Okanagan Rockets downed Greater Vancouver 7-4 in BCMML action Sunday afternoon at the Capital News Centre.
The win gave the Rockets a weekend sweep of the Canadians and pushed Okanagan's home ice record this season to a spotless 18-0-0.
As for Jost, the 15-year-old Leduc, Alta. product leads the Rockets (32 goals, 40 assists) 72 points this season, a new club record. The former standard of 71 was set by Parker Bowles in 2011-12. Jost was a first round bantam pick of the Silvertips in 2013.
On Sunday, Liam Finlay and Jake Kryski added three points each as the Rockets won for a club record 29th time.
On Saturday, Jost, Finlay and Brett Young scored as Okanagan downed the Canadians 3-2.
The Rockets (29-5-2) remain tied with the Vancouver Northwest Giants (29-5-2) for top spot in the BCMML.
This weekend, Okanagan heads north to Prince George for two games against the Cariboo Cougars, Friday and Saturday.