Bisons take Game 1 of men’s rec hockey final

Dan Frasers hat trick performance helped give the Bar One Argo Bison a 6-1 win against the Mule Broncos.

Dan Frasers hat trick performance helped give the Bar One Argo Bison a 6-1 win against the Mule Broncos in the A final of Penticton Men’s Rec Hockey League. Ben Boudreau and Kyle Fraser scored the other goals for the Bisons, while Rob Burnett scored for the Mule Broncos. Game 2 is Wednesday, while Game 3 if neccessary is Thursday at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

The Bisons reaches the final by sweeping the Hitmen in the semifinal 2-0. They took the deciding game 9-4 with Dan Fraser leading they way with a hat trick. Jesse Van Troyen, Kyle Fraser, Kiel Gatenby, Josh Van Troyen, Jeremy Van Troyen and Johnathan Spence scored the other goals. For the Hitmen it was Dave Sandrelli, Levi Johnson, Brett Van Riper and Graham Boyd.

The Broncos won the deciding match of the A semifinal 7-3 against the EcoDry Ice Dogs. Andrew Pond led the offence for the Broncos with two, while singles goals were scored by Eric Cerutti, Rob Burnett, Jason Seddon, Jordan Moss and Jamie Low. For the Ice Dogs it was Mike Funk, Darren Belanger and Mitch Aubie.

 

In B final action, the Best Damn Wings defeated the Peacock’s Perch Wolverines 8-5. Gabriel led the Wings with three goals, while PJ Forbes scored twice. The Wolverines were led by Kevin MacDowall. The Wolverines even the series at one with an 8-6 win. Pickford and Britton each scored hat tricks for the Wolverines. Leading the Wings was Feist and Gabriel with two goals. The Wings then routed the Wolverines 9-2 with the help of hat tricks by Gabriel and Brendan Miller. Tyler Janzen and Aric Stickney scored for the Wolverines.