Colby Williams scores Rockets tie goal

Goal was scored by Colby Williams of Princeton and was unassisted.

Rebecca Blinkhorn

Rebecca Blinkhorn

The Thompson Okanagan Rockets played the Prince George Cougars at home in a double header on Saturday, Jan. 12 and Sunday Jan. 13, 2013.

The Saturday game saw the Cougars open up the scoring at 7:43 of the second period. Colby Williams of Princeton tied up the game at 3:44 second period with assists from Kiana Karolyi of Kamloops and Taylor Whiteside of Kelowna. The Rockets took the lead at 16:39 of the third period with an unassisted goal from Taylor Whitehead. Cougars came back at 10:25 of the third period to tie it up. The Rockets fought back hard and took the lead with a goal from Breanna Bernsden of Kelowna, and assists from Sarah Botter of Salmon Arm, and Courtney Morice of Kamloops.

Sundays game saw no scoring again in the first period. Kamloops again opened up scoring in second period at 13:30. Kelowna got their first of the game with 4 seconds left in the second period. Goal came from Stephanie Strymecki of Kelowna and assist coming from Sarah Botter of Salmon Arm.  The Cougars took the lead at 13:12 of the third period. The Rockets had lots of chances and finally put the tying goal of the game in the net at 8:29 of the third period. Goal was scored by Colby Williams of Princeton and was unassisted.