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Midget Tyees post a pair of weekend wins

The No. 1 Auto Body midget Tyees shutout the Comox Valley Chiefs 2-0 on Saturday in Courtenay.

The Tyees opened the scoring in the hockey game. Breydon Mccartney scored after taking a pass from Darion Swift.

The Tyees carried the lead into the third period. At 9:55, Cole Rennie scored to put the Tyees up 2-0 with assists going to Jake Mckenzie and Deion Thompson.

Riley Mathieson earned the shutout for Campbell River.

On Sunday, the Tyees hosted the Nanaimo Clippers at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena.

Campbell River got off to a slow start going down by two goals in the first period. The Tyees halved the score to 2-1 on an unassisted marker by Keaton Dion in the second frame.

The Tyees came out strong after the second period ice cleaning and tied the game at a goa Jake Mckenzie.

The Tyees followed up with three more goals during the period from the sticks of Rio Masse, Travis Goodwin and Darion Swift.

The Tyees took a four goal-lead when Mckenzie notched his second of the game. The final was 6-4 for the Tyees.

The Clippers came back with two goals near the end of the third period, but the Tyees held on for the 6-4 win.

Goodwin had two assists to go with his second period goal while Nic Kirchner earned the win in net.

This weekend the midget Tyees are playing a tournament in the Courtenay.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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