Kamloops Vibe finish in 3rd place

By Dennis Keeping
March 13, 2017 - 7:48am

KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Vibe came away with three of four points in SCWHL action this weekend against the first place South Fraser TNT.
Saturday 1-1 tie
Sunday 2-1 win
Kamloops will finish in third place in league standings and now move onto the Provincial Championships which start on March 24 for the Vibe.  The provincials are being hosted in Richmond by the Richmond Devils.

The Kamloops Vibe played their final league games this weekend in front of home town fans taking three of a possible four points from the first place South Fraser TNT.
The weekend started Saturday morning at McArthur Island. The TNT got on the board first with 6:03 left in the opening period on a power play goal.  Alyssa Reid tied the game for the Vibe with 3:32 remaining in the second, Kathleen McDonald with the assist. Shots for the game were 38-29 for the Vibe
The teams returned to the Sandman Center for the rematch Sunday morning.  Kacey Seymour opened scoring on a power-play just four minutes into the game to put Kamloops up by a goal. Assist to Reid.  After the teams skated through a scoreless second the TNT tied the game on another power-play at the start of the third.  Midway through the period McDonald netted the game winner, assisted by Courtney Morice. Kamloops out-shot the TNT by a 41 to 25 margin.

Kamloops will finish in third place this year, with a 14-5-7 record, behind the TNT and the Richmond Devils.  The Provincial Championships will start on March 23 in Richmond, with the Vibe's first games on Friday March 24, 8:30pm and Saturday March 25, 12:00pm at the Richmond Ice Centre.

For provincial schedules and updates (as the come available) please go to www.kamloopsvibe.ca and @kamloopsvibe on Twitter

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