The Vernon Vipers were 5-1 winners at home against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. The Vipers improve their record to 6-5-and-3 with 15 points on the season. The Vipers are tied for last spot in the Interior Conference but only seven points separates the Vernon from first place Merritt plus the snakes still have 4 games-in-hand.
Vernon, coming off a 4-0 shut-out win against Trail on Wednesday, showed the same grit and tenacity in their game against the Bulldogs. The Vipers jumped out to a 3-1 lead after two periods of play and then added an empty netter and one more in the dying seconds of the 3rd period. Jagger Williamson was named first star with 1 goal and 2-assists while, Jesse Lansdell and Alex Swetlikoff each had a goal and an assist to gran 2nd and 3rd stars respectively.
Vernon is in action today against Salmon Arm, starting at 3pm. Make sure you tune into 107.5 Beach Radio to catch all the play-by-play action starting with the pre-game show at 2:45pm.