Lakers take opener in OT

The Thompson-Okanagan Lakers edged the Vancouver Island Hurricanes 2-1 in overtime Friday night in Enderby.

Morning Star Staff

The Thompson-Okanagan Lakers edged the Vancouver Island Hurricanes 2-1 in overtime Friday night in Enderby.

Game 2 in the best-of-three B.C. Midget Female AAA Hockey League playoff series went Saturday afternoon in Enderby. A third game, if required, goes today at 10 a.m. back in Enderby.

Andie Kandea of Vernon scored at 3:35 of overtime, assists going to Christy Blackburne and Riley Henderson of West Kelowna.

Defenceman Nakita Payne of Armstrong gave the fourth-place Lakers a 1-0 lead after 20 minutes. Henderson had the assist.

The fifth-place Canes, based in Campbell River, got a goal from Brittney Savard midway through the second period.

The last-place Kootenay Wildcats surprised the third-place Fraser Valley Phantom 2-1 in Game 1 of the other playoff series.