BCHL Today: Grizzlies defenceman Davenport to attend NU, Lajoy commits to Wenatchee, Saretzky will join Surrey in 2020-21, and more

Grizzlies blueliner Davenport commits to Northeastern

Victoria Grizzlies rookie defenceman James Davenport is off to Northeastern University this fall. The 19-year-old was previously committed to Brown, but will now play NCAA hockey for the Huskies. He has seven goals and 15 assists in 45 games for Victoria this season.

Wild add forward Lajoy for 2020-21

Forward Peter Lajoy has committed to the Wenatchee Wild for 2020-21. The 17-year-old from Evergreen, Colorado is playing for the Shattuck St. Mary’s Midget Prep team this season, where he has eight goals and 13 assists in 37 games. Lajoy is committed to the University of Denver for Sept. 2021.

Forward Saretzky commits to Surrey for 2020-21

18-year-old Alec Saretzky has signed a commitment with the Surrey Eagles for the 2020-21 season. Saretzky has 17 goals and 21 assists in 34 games with his hometown Saskatoon Blazers of the Saskatchewan Midget Hockey League this season.

Three Stars of the Night

First Star: Victoria forward Henri Schreifels had a goal and an assist.

Second Star: West Kelowna forward Tyler Cristall notched a pair of goals.

Third Star: Grizzlies forward Marty Westhaver chipped in with two assists.

Honourable Mentions: Warriors defenceman Nick Ardanaz, and forwards John Evans and Drew Vieten each had two assists. Victoria goaltender Liam Souliere made 35 saves.

If the playoffs started today…

Mainland Division

(1) Coquitlam vs. (4) Langley
(2) Chilliwack vs. (3) Surrey

Island Division

(1) Cowichan Valley vs. (4) Alberni Valley
(2) Nanaimo vs. (3) Powell River

Interior Division

(1) Penticton vs. (6) West Kelowna
(2) Trail vs. (WC2) Prince George
(3) Salmon Arm vs. (WC1) Victoria
(4) Vernon vs. (5) Wenatchee