Okanagan Rockets sweep Chiefs, home to Royals Friday

Rockets take two in Richmond, to play make-up game against South Island

  • Mon Jan 25th, 2016 8:00am
  • Sports

The Okanagan Rockets play their first BCMML home game of 2016 on Friday night when they take on the South Island Royals.

Face off at CNC is 8 p.m.

The teams are playing a make-up game which was postponed earlier in the season.

The Rockets will then host the Greater Vancouver Canadians for a doubleheader—Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m.

Meanwhile, Okanagan couldn’t have asked for a better trip to Richmond over the weekend, as the Rockets (19-8-2) swept a pair of games from the Northeast Chiefs.

On Saturday at thew Richmond Oval, Lucas Cullen and Hayden Dick scored in a 2-1 Rockets’ win.

On Sunday, Okanagan followed up with a 4-2 victory. Cullen, Dick, Eli Zummack and Danny Gatenby, with his first of the season, scored for the Rockets.

Cole Demers was solid in net for the Rockets in both games, making 49 saves on 52 shots overall.

With an injury to Liam Hughes, Demers has been carrying the load in goal for the Rockets and now has 15 wins on the season.