Warriors home to Trail Friday

Fresh off a win over Vernon, West Kelowna hosts the Smoke Eaters and visits Salmon Arm in BCHL action this weekend

  • Thu Jan 14th, 2016 5:00am
  • Sports

The West Kelowna Warriors will host the Trail Smoke Eaters Friday night in BCHL action.

Face off at Royal LePage Place is 7 p.m.

The Warriors will see another Interior Division opponent on Saturday when they visit the Salmon Arm Silverbacks at the Shaw Centre.

West Kelowna (24-15-2-0) trails the ‘Backs (24-10-2-2) by just two points for second spot in the division.

Rylan Ferster’s club is coming a 5-2 win over Vernon on Tuesday night art LePage.

It was the Warriors third straight win over the Vipers this season.

Jonathan Desbiens paced the attack with a goal and two assists as the Warriors overcame a 2-1 second period deficit with four unanswered goals.

Kylar Hope, Garrett Forster, Liam Blackburn and Tyler Anderson, with his first BCHL goal into an empty net, also scored for the home side.

Matthew Greenfield stopped 27 shots in the West Kelowna goal for his fourth win in six starts.

Meanwhile, the Warriors will host the touring Red Bull Salzburg U20 team from Austria this coming Tuesday night at LePage.