Rockets #19 Dillan Dube Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Victoria Royals 5-1 in Victoria on Sunday night.

Rockets #30 Micheal Herringer Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Rockets #30 Micheal Herringer
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

The Rockets scored early and often as they collected four first period goals to cruise to the victory.

Rockets #27 Calvin Thurkauf  Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Rockets #27 Calvin Thurkauf
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Kelowna added one second period marker to cap their scoring on the night.

Rockets #15 Tomas Soustal Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Rockets #15 Tomas Soustal
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Rockets goals were scored by Leif Mattson (first career WHL goal), Rodney Southam (2), Kole Lind scored his team leading 11th, as well as Nolan Foote.

Rockets #16 Kole Lind Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Rockets #16 Kole Lind
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Michael Herringer improved to 11-7-0-0 on the season stopping 25-of-26 shots he faced as the Rockets outshot Victoria 32-26 and improved to 13-10-0-0.

Rockets #30 Michael Herringer Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Rockets #30 Michael Herringer
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Kelowna is back in action on Tuesday night in Victoria for their second of two on Vancouver Island.