The Jr A Bellies opened their playoff series against Delta with an 15-11 victory on Wednesday night at Queen's Park Arena. Anthony Malcom led the charge with 3 goals and was named Mr Mikes Offensive Player of the Game. Eric Penney came on part way through the game in relief of Rocky Bowman and slammed the door shut on Delta scorers. Eric was named the Mr Mikes Defensive Player of the Game for his efforts!
Game two goes Saturday night, 7:30PM at Sungod Arena in Delta.
On Sunday evening at Queen's Park Arena, the Jr Bellies won their 20th game of the season with a 14-6 victory over the visiting Victoria Shamrocks. Mr Mike's Offensive Player of the Game, Adam Dickson, scored 3 times, while Mr Mike's Defensive Player of the Game, Tyrell Hamer-Jackson scored once, and played superb defense throughout the contest.
The Bellies finish the season at 20-1 and enter the playoffs on a 15 game winning streak. New Westminster opens the playoffs on Wednesday night, 8:00PM against the Delta Islanders at Queen's Park Arena.
Wednesday night in Coquitlam, in the most anticipated game of the year, the Salmonbellies beat the Adanacs 7-5 to clinch first place in the BC Jr A League. The Jr Bellies were led by Mr Mikes Defensive Player of the Game, Rocky Bowman and Mr Mikes OPoG, Anthony Malcom in the low scoring game.
Next up: Victoria travels to New Westminster on Sunday, July 6 for the last regular season game of the year, starting at 5:00PM.
The Jr Bellies welcomed new goalie Eric Penney from St Catherines on Sunday night in Burnaby and finished off the Lakers with a 12-5 victory. Penney got into the last half of the game to familiarize himself with western shooters. Mr Mikes Offensive Player of the Game, Nathan Stewart, led the way with 3 goals, while Quinn Mackay's outstanding defensive prescence led to his Mr Mikes Defensive Player of the Game award.
Next up: the last regular season meeting with Coquitlam Adanacs, Wednesday in Coquitlam.