OK Rockets complete island sweep
Oct 1, 2012 / 9:00 am
The Okanagan Rockets earned a pair of weekend wins in Nanaimo over the previously undefeated North Island Silvertips.
The Rockets were led by a pair of goals by Josh Blanchard in Saturday's 6-3 win.
On Sunday, veteran forward Brett Mennear provided the spark as he picked up a goal and two assists in a 6-4 Rockets win.
The Rockets received their goals from six different players on Sunday contiuning their balanced attack.
The Rockets lead the league in goals with 23 in just 4 games.
Brenden Mills made 23 saves on Saturday, while Reid Kilburn improved his record to 2-0-0 on Sunday making 20 saves.
The wins improve the Rockets record to 3-0-1, good for 7 points and 3rd place in the BC Major Midget League standings.
Both the Cariboo Cougars and Vancouver North West Giants are off to perfect 4-0-0 starts to lead the way.
The Rockets return home this weekend to face the winless Kootenay Ice (0-2-0). Games are set for the Capital News Centre on Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m.
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