The Nelson Leafs defeated the Revelstoke Grizzlies 9-3 on Saturday.

The Nelson Leafs defeated the Revelstoke Grizzlies 9-3 on Saturday.

Leafs bounce back to beat Revelstoke

Nelson had a big offensive performance on Saturday.

The Nelson Leafs bounced back from Friday’s loss in 100 Mile House and thrashed the Revelstoke Grizzlies 9-3 on Saturday.

Nelson came out hot, scoring four goals in the first period — Matt MacDonald, Branden Chow (with two) and Race Miller scored — to give the Leafs a 4-1 lead after one.

The high offensive performance continued in the second as Nelson’s Dylan Williamson and Nolan Percival scored to increase the lead to 6-1 after 40 minutes.

Third period goals by Michael Crawford, Darnel St. Pierre and Aaron Dunlap younded out the scoring for Nelson.

Brett Soles stopped 26 of 29 shots for the win.

The Leafs play their third road game in three days tonight when they battle the Sicamous Eagles at 2 p.m. Sunday.