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Powell River U15 Kings open playoffs with pair of wins

Minor hockey team downs Sooke and Port Alberni on the road; hosts Tri-Port and Kerry Park this weekend
Powell River U15 Kings receive instructions from coaches during a break in a playoff game versus Port Alberni on February 12.

Powell River U15A Kings minor hockey club began postseason play last weekend, recording two road wins on Vancouver Island.

The team downed Sooke 7-1 on Saturday, February 11, then travelled to Port Alberni the next day and put in another strong offensive effort, skating to a 9-5 win.

Connal Miller scored a pair of goals in Sooke, while Chase Fontaine, Carter Stekman, Trentyn Takeda, Nathan Gruntman and Eugene Souch each found the back of the net once.

Paxton Schreiber recorded a hat-trick in Port Alberni for the Kings, who led 2-1 after the first period and 5-4 entering the third. Fontaine and Beau Jameson Gagne scored two goals each; Keaton Bryce and Takeda had one goal apiece.

U15A Kings host two playoff games at Powell River Recreation Complex this weekend. Tri-Port provides the opposition on Saturday, February 18 (1:15 pm), and Kerry Park visits the following afternoon (February 19) at 4 pm.


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