It’s only been a week, but Scott Robinson, Salmon Arm SilverBacks’ head coach, likes what he sees from the ’Backs new captain.
Brandon Mistal, a native of Kamloops, took over from Bennett Hambrook, who was traded to the Trail Smoke Eaters.
“He’s not an overly loud guy and now we’ve put a little more on him,” said Robinson. “He’s an obvious choice to succeed Bennett; a day-in-day-out worker kind of guy.”
The ’Backs face a tough schedule through to Christmas that includes West Kelowna, Merritt and Penticton a combined seven times. Salmon Arm hosts Merritt Friday and Penticton Saturday.