Novice Predators stomp Vernon Black Widows with 12-7 victory

The Sicamous Novice Predators were in great form for their game on Sunday, Dec 4 against the Vernon Black Widows at the Sicamous arena.

The Sicamous Novice Predators were in great form for their game on Sunday, Dec 4 against the Vernon Black Widows at the Sicamous arena.

The game started off with  Korbin Forsyth opening the scoring for the Predators 21 seconds into the game with a great individual effort. Sicamous goalie Colton Fleming made several great saves before Vernon tied the game three minutes later. Korbin again scored for Sicamous, assisted by Noah Sutherland, making the score 2-1 for the home team.

Sicamous poured on the offence all period and this resulted in goals by Alex Dunnett, Sidney Watson and Scott Rokosh.

The score after the first period was 5-2 for the Predators.

Sicamous came out strong in the second period, with Scott Rokosh scoring two quick goals, and assists going to Madison Dewitt and Dylan Peter. Vernon then responded with three goals before Sicamous center Madison Dewitt scored, assisted by Sidney Watson and Alex Dunnett. Shortly after, Dylan Peter scored, assisted by Jacob Dewitt, and Alex Dunnett scored to finish off the second period with Sicamous now leading 10-5.

The third period saw the teams exchange two goals apiece, with Jacob Dewitt and Sidney Watson scoring for Sicamous. Colton Fleming made several great saves on Vernon breakaways, and fellow Predators Ali Logan and Daphne Miller played very strong games on defence.

Forwards Noah Sutherland, Garrett Dale and Daryan St. Louis made several great passes to teammates and worked hard all game.

Scott Rokosh, defence, had his best game of the season so far, scoring three goals for his first hat trick ever and also adding an assist.

Forwards Korbin Forsyth, Sidney Watson and Alex Dunnett had two goals apiece.

The final tally was Sicamous 12, Vernon 7.

The next home game for the Novice Predators is Sunday, Dec 11 at 10:45 a.m. versus Salmon Arm, and the  community is invited to come out and watch our up-and-coming hockey stars in action.


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