Rockets win 3-2 in Tri-City

Judy Simpson

The Kelowna Rockets defeat the Tri-City Americans 3-2 tonight.

The Rockets, Dallon Wilton and Libor Zabransky, secured two goals in the first before the Ams got themselves on the board.

Americans trailed behind by two until Isaac Johnson, scored a power play goal with under a minute remaining in the first. Kyle Olson and Nolan Yaremko assisted.

The Rockets game-winning goal came in the third at 5:30 from Kyle Topping.

Americans, Blake Stevenson puts up his first WHL goal and last goal of the night with the help of Parker AuCoin and Roman Kalinichenko in the third at 9:35.

The Rockets out shot the Americans 37-23.


Final score: KEL 3 – AMS 2.

The Americans will battle the Rockets again tomorrow in Kelowna.

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