Chiefs drop first two in KIJHL final

Kelowna returns home for Games 3 and 4 after losing a pair in Beaver Valley

  • Fri Mar 30th, 2012 5:00pm
  • Sports

Brent Lashuk and the Kelowna Chiefs return home Saturday and Sunday for Games 3 and 4 of the KIJHL final against Beaver Valley.

The Kelowna Chiefs will need to come from behind in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League championship series. The good news is, they’re coming home.

The Chiefs trail the best-of-seven final 2-0 as they prepare to host the Beaver Valley Nitehawks Saturday and Sunday in Games 3 and 4. Face off both nights at Rutland Arena is 7 p.m.

The Nitehawks took a two-game lead in the series with a 7-1 win Thursday night in Fruitvale.

Tre Mason scored for the Chiefs early in the first period before Beaver Valley rung up seven unanswered goals.

The Nitehawks won Game 1 on Wednesday by a 4-2 score.