Two late third-period goals salted away the game for the hometown Beaver Valley Nitehawks, who beat the North Okanagan Knights 4-1 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday in Fruitvale.
Tyler Hartman scored twice for the ‘Hawks, who lead the Neil Murdoch division at 10-2-0-0.
Trent Redschlag scored on a first-period powerplay marker for the Knights (3-8-0-1), who have lost five in a row.
North Okanagan goalie Daniel Paul was chosen his team’s game star after making 38 saves as the Knights were outshot 42-32.
The Knights played in Castlegar Saturday and wrap up their road trip this afterrnoon in Nelson.