Brandon Sookro and Dallon Stoddart scored third-period goals to lift the Nelson Leafs past the Spokane Braves 3-1 in KIJHL action in Nelson, B.C., on Friday night.
Dylan Tappe opened the scoring for the Braves at 9:14 of the first period, but that would be all Spokane would get.
Spokane fell to 12-20-1-1 and Nelson improved to 25-7-1-1.
Gonzaga freshman Raychelle Santos shot a 2-under 70 and is tied for second place after the first round of the Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship in Tempe, Ariz.
The tournament will continue today.
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