Midget Bruins fall to first place Giants

The Vancouver NW Giants took two from the Fraser Valley Bruins in B.C. Major Midget Hockey League action last weekend.

The Fraser Valley Bruins took a pair of weekend losses against the first place Vancouver NW Giants, stretching their winless streak to five games.

The Major Midget Hockey League squad dropped a 3-0 decision to the Giants on Saturday.

The Giants opened the scoring on the power play, with Adam Helewka (Burnaby) pulling the trigger.

An even strength tally by Justin White (West Vancouver) doubled the lead and Dylan Tuskey (West Vancouver) added the insurance with a third period short-handed marker.

The Bruins managed a goal in the Sunday rematch, though they still fell by a 4-1 count.

Craig Stewart (Abbotsford) scored a power play goal in the first period, set up by Chilliwack’s Bradley King and Aldergrove’s Mike Nolan.

The Giants rolled from there, improving their overall record to 21-3-6.

Fraser Valley’s record dropped to 11-14-5, good for eighth place in the 11 team league.