Kawaguchi added to his big lead in the playoff scoring table as he had nine points and was named 2nd Star in each of Games 3, 4 and 5 of the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals. The Abbotsford product had both Chiefs goals in a 5-2 loss in Penticton in Game 3 and produced a goal and two helpers in Game 4’s overtime setback. Kawaguchi was in on each goal, scoring twice and adding two assists in a 4-2 home win in Game 5 that kept the Finals going.
The 5-foot-9, 180-pound forward has 18 goals and 23 assists for 41 points in 21 playoff games. He is committed to North Dakota for next season.
Honourable Mentions this week:
Penticton Vees forward Nic Jones: 1G, 6A, 3rd Star
Penticton Vees D Gabe Bast: 1G, 2A, GWG
Penticton Vees F Grant Cruikshank: 2G, 2A, 3rd Star
Chilliwack Chiefs D Colin Bernard: 1G, 3A, GWG
Chilliwack Chiefs F Anthony Vincent: 1G, 1A, 1st Star