Warriors visit Vees Wednesday

West Kelowna looks for first win over Penticton in three meetings this BCHL season

  • Tue Oct 20th, 2015 6:00am
  • Sports

The West Kelowna Warriors will see the rival Penticton Vees for the third time early in the BCHL season when the teams meet Wednesday at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Face off is 7 p.m.

The Vees took the first two games, including a 4-3 overtime win Oct. 9 in Penticton.

The Vees lead the Interior Division with 12-1-0-0 record, while the Warriors sit fourth at 7-4-0-2, but are just two points out of second.

The Warriors next home action is Sunday afternoon against the Victoria Grizzlies, a 2:30 p.m. start at Royal LePage Place.

West Kelowna earned a split of games on home ice over the weekend, opening with a 4-3 loss to Salmon Arm on Friday.

On Saturday, the Warriors rebounded with a 5-2 victory over the Prince George Spruce Kings.

Liam Blackburn scored a pair in the win, with Jake Harrison, Jonathan Desbiens and Kyle Marino also scored for the Warriors who outshot P.G. 50-19.