Nelson Leafs scored three first period goals en route to a 5-2 victory over Murdoch Division rival Castlegar Rebels Friday in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League play in the Sunfower City.
Brandon Sookro scored twice for the Leafs which held period leads of 3-1 and 3-2.
Austin Lindsay, Linden Horswill and Adam Hodge added singles for the Leafs.
Hodge finished the game with two points, his first multiple point game as a member of the Leafs.
Diego Bartlett and Jeremy McNeill replied for the Rebels.