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Rockets keep rolling as Kelowna club pounds Everett 8-2

Kelowna Rockets player Ryan Olsen delivers a stiff check during the Rockets 8-2 win over Everett on Sunday. - Chris Mast
Kelowna Rockets player Ryan Olsen delivers a stiff check during the Rockets 8-2 win over Everett on Sunday.
— image credit: Chris Mast

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Everett Silvertips in convincing fashion on Sunday, scoring an 8-2 win in Everett, following home ice wins on Friday and Saturday in Kelowna.

Carter Rigby scored three goals and Jackson Whistle earned the win in net as the Rockets outscored Everett to complete a perfect weekend improving to 15-8-1-1 on the season.

The Rockets led 2-1 after the first period and 4-1 after two before breaking the game open with a four goal third period.

Zach Franko, Ryan Olsen, Madison Bowey, Colton Heffley and Myles Bell also scored for the Rockets, who outscored its opponents 22-5 on the weekend after a 9-2 win over Saskatoon on Saturday and a 5-1 win over Regina Friday.

The Rockets will close out the month of November with two homes games as the club returns to Kelowna to meet Tri City on Wednesday and Moose Jaw on Friday.

The Rockets have won three straight overall and eight straight at home.

Tickets are available for the home games through www.selectyourtickets.com or by calling 250-762-505.

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