Luke Walker goes after the puck with a Williams Lake contender in the first game of the Coy Cup yesterday. (Greg Sabatino photos)

River Kings lose first Coy Cup game 5-6

The Terrace boys held a 5-5 tie early in the third, but lost with a late goal from Williams Lake

The Terrace River Kings lost their first game in the Coy Cup Senior Men’s AA Hockey Championship in Williams Lake yesterday.

Going up against the Stampeders home team, the River Kings came out strong and claimed a 3-1 lead in the first period.

A Stampeder storm in the second period flipped the score around 5-4, but Terrace managed to tie up the game halfway through the third.

A late goal from the Stampeders, however, took the lead and left the Terrace boys with a 5-6 loss.

The River Kings did outshoot Williams Lake 22-21, and Ryan Roseboom scored a hat trick during the game, with other goals scored by Brian Lomas and Ben Reinbolt.

READ MORE: River Kings win CIHL regular season

READ MORE: River Kings win playoffs, going to the Coy

Action continues all week in Williams Lake, with the River Kings facing Kelowna Sparta tonight, and Dawson Creek Canucks on Thursday.

The earlier Coy Cup game on Tuesday saw Dawson Creek defeat Kelowna 7-3.

Semi finals are on Friday and finals are Saturday.

Williams Lake will be back in action tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. taking on the Canucks in its second game. Wednesday’s 5 p.m. game will see the Sparta take on the River Kings.

– with files from Greg Sabatino, Williams Lake Tribune


 


jackie@terracestandard.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

 

Just Posted

Cook serves up the icing on the cake for Prince Rupert

Triumphant home return for Josh Cook as Rampage roll River Kings on Hometown Hockey weekend

Terrace residents upset with Canada Post service following truck fire carrying mail, parcels

Customers were not informed of the losses, no public notice was given

Terrace RCMP start off December with 200 calls

November ended with almost 1,100 calls to RCMP

Terrace SAR headquarters in last stretch of fundraising

$400,000 dollars needed to finish $1.4 million project

B.C. woman charged in connection to stolen vehicle smash-up in Kamloops

Kersten Ina Peters was arrested in the Fraser Valley on Friday, Dec. 6

Tavares scores twice as Maple Leafs earn 4-1 win over Canucks

Vancouver sees two-game win streak snapped

UPDATED: No survivors in Gabriola Island plane crash: RCMP

Coroner confirms multiple fatalities after small plane goes down Tuesday night near Nanaimo

VIDEO: Harbour Air makes history with first electric aircraft test flight

Successful flight marks first of its kind in the world

The Grinch who Stole a Hedge: Security camera captures Chilliwack tree theft

RCMP arrives as person calmly walks away with tree in downtown area

Salmonella outbreak in Canada linked to rodents and snakes

92 cases of salmonella across six provinces, including B.C.

Meng Wanzhou wins right to more documents involving arrest at Vancouver airport

Defence lawyers allege the Huawei executive was unlawfully detained, searched and interrogated

Truck with body inside found at bottom of lake near Kootenay ferry

Investigators believe no foul play is expected but are unsure how the vehicle ended up in the Arrow Lakes

Most Read