Senior Flyers defeat Manning 6-5

The Flyers got off to a great start in the first period as they opened the scoring, and led 3-1 after the first period.

The Comets came out strong in the second period. The team scored twice in a 17 second span to tie the game at three with 13 minutes left in the frame. Before the period was done however, Fort St. John would restore their two goal lead with two goals in a span of 1:11 in the final minutes of the second.


Fort St. John would expand their lead to 6-3 following a goal early on in the third. Manning would round out the scoring with two goals before time expired to make the final 6-5.

Scoring in order for Fort St. John were Brady Busche, Kyle Leahy, Adam Horst, Jeff Shipton, Kyle Leahy, and Adam Horst. Assists went to Jeff Shipton (4), Adam Horst (2), Robbie Sidhu, Bryce Novak, Troy Hunt, and Dylan Apsassin.

Shots for the game were 37-33 in favour of the Flyers.

Next for For St. John is a game on December 11 at the North Peace Arena against Spirit River at 8:30 p.m.