Midget snipers pour in pucks against Ice

The Fraser Valley Bruins scored a lot of goals, earning a win and a tie on a road trip to Castlegar.

The Fraser Valley Bruins scored a lot of goals, earning a win and a tie on a road trip to Castlegar.

The Major Midget Hockey League squad hit the road to face the last place Kootenay Ice, starting off with an 8-1 whomping Saturday.

The Bruins scored three in the first period. Michel Holub (Mission) opened the scoring less than two minutes in.

Landyn Hickmott (Mission) and Bradley King (Chilliwack) also scored first period markers.

Hickmott and Holub scored again in the middle frame, with King, Matt Revel (Abbotsford) and Mitch Skapski (Abbotsford) scoring in the third.

The Ice showed a lot more in Sunday’s rematch, battling the Bruins to a 6-6 tie.

King, Revel and Ryan Simpson (Abbotsford) gave the Bruins three first period tallies, but the Ice kept it close on goals by Brandon Sookro and Darren Medeiros.

The teams traded second period goals, with King scoring for the Bruins and Justin Post scoring for the Ice.

Kootenay had a 6-5 lead late in period three, but goals by Jake Virtanen (Abbotsford) and Skapski saved the tie for the Bruins.

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