Colton Sparrow of the Vipers flips the puck in front of Chiefs' goalie Mitch Gillam with defenceman Shay Laurent close by.

Colton Sparrow of the Vipers flips the puck in front of Chiefs' goalie Mitch Gillam with defenceman Shay Laurent close by.

Chiefs brush back Vipers

The Chilliwack Chiefs stretched their winning streak to six with a 4-1 victory over the Vernon Vipers.

Austin Plevy scored twice as the Chilliwack Chiefs stretched their BCHL winning streak to six games with a 4-1 victory over the Vernon Vipers before 2,244 fans Saturday night at Prospera Centre.

Veteran Mitch Gillam made 34 saves as Chilliwack improved to 7-2-1-1, good for second place in the Mainland Division, one point back of the Coquitlam Express.

Josh Hansen and Jaret Babych also scored for the Chiefs, while Adam Tambellini supplied his sixth of the season for the Vipers (3-5-0-3), who share last place in the Interior Division with the Salmon Arm SilverBacks.

The Vipers, who have the second-worst offence in the league, entertain the 7-3-1 Merritt Centennials Wednesday night at Wesbild Centre.

Please see Wednesday’s Morning Star for further coverage.