The Merritt Centennials may have been snubbed from the BCHL's Player of the Week honor, but two Cents earned honorable mentions for their efforts over the week that was.
Brad Cocca now paces the league in scoring with 22 points this season, and he picked up 7 across 3 games this week. He got an assist in Penticton as the Cents fell 6-2 last Wednesday, but saved his best games for home ice. Cocca rippled the twine twice on Friday against the Warriors while adding an assist for the games 2nd star, and followed that up with a repeat performance against the Capitals on Sunday afternoon getting 2 goals and an assist for first star.
Mathieu Gosselin was held off the scoresheet against the Vees on Wednesday, but helped power the offense on Friday scoring a goal and adding two helpers for his team leading 9th of the season and the games first star. On Sunday against the Capitals 'The Goose' played set up man providing 3 assists.
The Cents will have another chance to flex their top ranked offensive muscle on Wednesday night when they host Salmon Arm. Puck drop 7pm from the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena.