Brandonite Mitch Van Teeling and Jared Morris both scored twice to lead the Dauphin Kings to a 6-2 win over the host Neepawa Natives Wednesday in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.
Jesse Bernard of Killarney and Brayden Cuthbert of Brandon also scored for the Kings (23-14-1), who moved to within a point of the first place Virden Oil Capitals in the Sher-Wood Division.
Justin Valentino assisted on three Dauphin goals.
Henry Berger scored a goal and set up Brady Bouchard for another as the Natives (10-27-4) battled back from two down to tie the game 2-2 in the third period, but the Kings replied with four straight goals.
Michael Stiliadis made 40 saves for the win, while losing goalie Tyson Verhelst of Brandon stopped 25 shots.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition January 9, 2014