Coyotes earn win, while Steam contained

The Osoyoos Coyotes earned a win in Nelson, while the Summerland Steam lose to Princeton in afternoon tilt

OSOYOOS COYOTES GOALIE Adam Jones snags a shot against the North Okanagan Knights in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action on Dec. 6. The Coyotes won 2-1

OSOYOOS COYOTES GOALIE Adam Jones snags a shot against the North Okanagan Knights in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action on Dec. 6. The Coyotes won 2-1

The Osoyoos Coyotes brushed aside the Nelson Leafs 4-1 at the Nelson Community Complex Dec.12.

The Coyotes led 3-0 on goals by Braeden Tuck, Reid Wilson and Colton Rhodes before the home team scored its only goal by Levi Hulston. In the third period, Tuck added his second into an empty cage. Along with Tuck, Bobby LaRue collected two assists as did captain Rainer Glimpel and Ryan Morrell. Brett Soles made 29 saves in the win. The victory improves the Coyotes to 22-6-0-1. The Coyotes travel to Princeton on Friday to face the Posse and host the North Okanagan Knights Saturday at the Osoyoos Sun Bowl before starting their Christmas break.

Posse shoots down Steam

The Summerland Steam got shutout by the Posse, 4-0 at the Princeton and District Arena Wednesday afternoon.

Posse goalie Stephen Heslop, who played for the West Kelowna Warriors in the BCHL, turned aside 47 shots, including 32 in the second and third period combined. The Posse fired 17 shots at the Steam and Matthew Huber was tagged with the loss after allowing three goals on 11 shots in 28 minutes and six seconds of action. Jacob Mullen turned aside five of six shots in 30:57. Earlier in the week the Steam had shutout the Sicamous Eagles on the road 3-0. The Steam are 20-10-0-0-1. Their final game is Dec.18 in Rutland against the Kelowna Chiefs.