PHOTO: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography
The Cranbrook Bucks were back in action against the Penticton Vees on Friday night, falling by a score of 5-1.
Penticton’s Ryan Upson opened the scoring halfway through the opening frame to give the Vees a 1-0 lead before Cranbrook’s Noah Leibl scored his 3rd goal of the season to even up the score. Tristan Amonte scored the lone goal of the 2nd period to give the Vees a 2-1 lead heading into the second intermission. Jacob Quillan added an insurance goal in the 3rd before Ben Wozney and Luc Wilson each scored to increase the Vees lead. Penticton would go on to win by a score of 5-1. Cranbrook’s Jay Thomson stopped 23/28 shots while Penticton’s Kaeden Lane stopped 25/26 shots.
Taco Time 3 Stars
3rd Star: #82 Jacob Quillan (PEN)
2nd Star: #31 Kaeden Lane (PEN)
1st Star: #28 Tristan Amonte (PEN)
FortisBC Energy Player of the Game: #15 Tyler Ho (PEN)
The Bucks’ next game is Saturday, May 1 at 7PM MST against the Trail Smoke Eaters (7-8-0-0) at the South Okanagan Events Centre. All games can be caught on HockeyTV and Shaw Spotlight.