North Island Silvertips Split Weekend Set With Fraser Valley

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By Tali Campbell

September 29, 2013, Richmond, BC – In the second week of the BCMML the Silvertips were in Richmond to take on the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds where they would split the weekend; beat the Thunderbirds on Saturday evening following by a loss to the Thunderbirds on Sunday afternoon.

The Silvertips would take the big lead through forty minutes then during the third period the Thunderbirds would get four unanswered goals but it wasn’t enough as the Tips’ would win 8-5.

Grady McInnes and Carter Turnbull would net two goals each while Joe Surgenor, Bo Lewis, Hunter Findlater and Trent Bell would all add a goal in the win.

Sunday afternoon was a different story as the Thunderbirds would take the game 5-3. Silvertips were scoreless through forty until they scored three unanswered goals in the third.

Silvertips are back at home this weekend taking on the Vancouver North East Chiefs; first game on Saturday starting at 5:15PM following by Sunday’s game at 12:30PM both at the Nanaimo Ice Centre.

Christian J. Stewart
Christian is a professional photographer and media professional based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently working as the Assistant General Manager for Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, a Senior Contributing Editor and photographer at Independent Sports News (ISN) and operating his own freelance photography and media/pr company.