Reid Simmonds nets the game winner for the West Kelowna Warriors against Cowichan Valley in BCHL action Saturday at Royal LePage Place.

Reid Simmonds nets the game winner for the West Kelowna Warriors against Cowichan Valley in BCHL action Saturday at Royal LePage Place.

Warriors end November slide with win over Caps

West Kelowna edges Cowichan Valley Saturday to stop four-game BCHL slump, visits Salmon Arm Tuesday

After putting the brakes on a tough stretch of hockey Saturday, the West Kelowna Warriors look to continue the momentum Tuesday in Salmon Arm when they take on the Silverbacks in BCHL action. Face off at the Shaw Centre is 7 p.m.

The Warriors (13-8-0-2) are just two points back of fourth-place Salmon Arm (13-8-1-3) in the very tight Interior Division.

West Kelowna ended a four-game losing streak Saturday at Royal LePage with a 4-3 win over the Cowichan Valley Capitals.

Carl Hesler scored twice for the Warriors who won for the first time in November and for the first time in five games on home ice

“It just feels good to get the monkey off our backs,” said Hesler. “No matter how you get the win in that situation it feels greatWe’re ready to get back on a winning streak.”

Tyson Dallman and Reid Simmonds, with the game winner in the third period also scored for West Kelowna.

The Warriors next home action is Friday against the Chilliwack Chiefs.

 

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