Fire Hawks too hot for Warriors
The Fire Hawks beat the Warriors 14-3 in atom recreation play on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Valleyview Arena.
Braeden Crowe (2), AJ McInnis (3), Erik Larsen (2), Garrett Grubisa (1), Jakob Bennett (1), Colton Davoren (3), Grady Christiansen (1) and Joshua Glover (1) scored for the Fire Hawks, who went with Ryan Clark in net.
Larsen (2), Davoren ( 2), Christiansen (2), Arjan Brar (1), Crowe (1), McInnis (1) and Hunter Coleman (2) added assists for the Fire Hawks.
Ben Prokopetz tallied two goals and an assist for the Warriors. RJ Gerow scored a single.
Jakob Spence and Sheehan Tobler split time between the pipes for the Warriors.
Sharks come back to bite Ice Hawks
The Sharks came from behind to beat the Ice Hawks 6-5 in atom recreational action.
Devon Tournour (3G), Yvonne Mannaring (1G), Jordan Swoboda (1G), Tye Lawrence (1G), Jackson Fitzgerald (2A), Ryan Collins (1A), and Landon Bradley (1A) paced the Sharks. The Ice Hawks were led by Liam Edstrom, Connor Defoe, Zach Bullock, Rhys Blundell and Benjamin Pearse, all of whom scored goals, and Ethan Hardy, who added an assist.
Matthew Yon secured the win in net, while Jackson Russell was between the pipes for the Ice Sharks.
Predators prey on Merritt squad
The peewee-bantam female Kamloops Predators edged a peewee squad from Merritt on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Merritt Arena.
Courtenay Campbell scored a hat-trick for Kamloops and Kylie Coates added an assist.
Shallyn Joe and Skylar Willey scored goals for Merritt, while Chloe Stockwell and Cassie O'Flaherty added assists.
Jets fly to victory over resilient Fury
The Jets got the better of the Fury in peewee recreation action on Friday, Oct. 21, earning a 7-5 victory at Memorial Arena.
Jake Stanley (1), Chris Penner (1), Slater Gordon (4), and Karn Mahal (1) scored for the Jets, who went with Gabriel Bedard and Josh Harris in net.
Skye Conners (1), Kyle Bergman (2), Nolan Dicostanzo (1) and Austin Stanton (1) buried goals for the Fury.
McKenzie Povoas played a solid game in the Fury's net.
Thunder light the lamp eight times
The Thunder skated to an 8-4 victory over Team 10 in atom recreation play on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Valleyview Arena.
Jarrett Mirtle (2), Jameson Rende, Micheal Hutchison, Alex Wright and Blair McLeod (3) scored for the Thunder, who went with Sam Fawcett in net.
Hutchison, McLeod, Jameson Rende, Alex Wright (2) and Jonathon Rinaldi added assists.
Nolan Virgo, Ethan Dicostanzo, Luigi Comita and Christian Giroux scored for Team 10, who went with Jared Flodstrom between the pipes.
Domenico Comita and Tristan Collins registered assists.
Frost tame the Golden Bears
The Frost were too much for the Golden Bears, earning a 6-4 win in peewee recreation play on Friday, Oct. 21.
Ethan Smith, Josh Callender, Cole Standen, Preston Guerra, Brendan Smith and Tim Lapierre scored for the Frost, who went with
Zach Berrevoets in net.
Jordan Devries, R. Anderson (2) and K. Emsland lit the lamp for the losing squad.
Josh Humphries was between the pipes for the Golden Bears.
Vernon rains on Purple’s parade
The peewee tier 1 Kamloops Royal Purple Mystics were downed 5-3 by an atom developmental team from Vernon on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Memorial Arena.
Taylor Knauff, with a pair, and Katie Merritt scored for Kamloops, who went with Ashlynn Neurauter in net.
Madison Ouelette recorded three assists for the Mystics.
The Mystics also suffered a 6-2 defeat at the hands of a peewee tier 1 team from Vernon on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Grace Miller and MaKenna Fitzgerald scored the goals for Kamloops, while Zoe Birkett had two assists.
Sydney Carter backstopped the Mystics.
Jardine's Blazers bounced in semifinal
The Kamloops Jardine's Blazers were ousted in the semifinal of the bantam tier 1 Kelowna Minor Hockey Association Tournament, which ran from Friday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 23, in the Little Apple.
Two goals from Maxwell James were not enough to lift Kamloops over Kelowna in the semifinal, which ended 4-2 in favour of the home team.
Dexter Robinson and Nick Chyzowski each added a pair of assists in the semifinal.
Kamloops opened the tournament with a 7-4 loss to Okanagan Hockey Academy.
Dexter Robinson (2), Alex Winters and Jacob Faraday lit the lamp for the Blazers, while James, Winters and Cole Perion added assists.
In their second game, the Blazers topped Campbell River 7-3, with goals coming from Chyzowski (3), Robinson (2), James and Faraday.
Winters (2), Chyzowski, Robinson, Addison Bazian, Joe Falsetta (2) and Bailey De Palma added helpers.
In their third game, the Blazers beat Langley 6-1.
Chyzowski (2), Robinson (2), James and Kevin Davis bulged the twine.
Chyzowski (2), Robinson (2) and Faraday added assists.
Tk’emlups Wolves perfect on weekend
The peewee tier 3 Tk'emlups Wolves posted wins in Oliver and Penticton on the weekend.
Tk'emlups cruised to an 8-1 win over the South Okanagan Junior Coyotes in Oliver on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Seiji Brown (2), Tyson Gayfer (2), Brendan Roche, Kordell Primus, Chad Petrie and Hunter Klassen scored goals for the Wolves.
Brown (2), Gayfer (2), Roche (3), Primus, Klassen, Austin Morphy, Evan Schmidt and Lukas Duckworth added assists.
The Wolves scored a 3-1 win over the Penticton Junior Vees on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Brown (2) and Luke Rodrigue were the goal scorers, while Duckworth, Primus, Josh Bymoen and Carter Grice registered assists.
Kamloops Thompson Hotel tie, lose on weekend
Kamloops Thompson Hotel (KTH), a bantam rep tier 4 squad, posted a tie and a loss on the weekend in Kelowna.
KTH came from behind to tie Kelowna 4-4 on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Parker Klassen (1G), Ryan Ignace (1G,1A), Jordan Moore (2 G,1A) and Josh Campbell (2A) got on the scoresheet for Kamloops in support of goaltender Cole Feere.
Kelowna edged KTH 5-4 on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Liam Beefurt, Lucas Lott Bailey Henry and Keeton Noble scored for Kamloops.
Igance, Matthew Roche (2) and Cody Ouellette added assists.
Payton Shindel was in net.
Vibe wreak havoc on Lower Mainland
The female senior A Kamloops Vibe came away with seven of a possible eight points from a road trip to the Lower Mainland on the weekend.
Kamloops opened the weekend of South Coast Female Amateur League play with an 8-1 win over the Simon Fraser University Clan on Friday, Oct. 21.
The Vibe topped Trinity Western University 7-1 and tied Richmond 2-2 on Saturday, Oct, 22.
Kamloops cruised to a 10-1 win over Trinity on Sunday, Oct. 22.
Rochelle Smith (7G, 5A), Melinda Smith (4G, 3A), Sarah Kurzac (4G, 2A), Shelby Easton (2G,5A), Gaylene Smith (2G,4A), Alyssa Reid (2G,4A), Alana Parker (2G,3A), Desiree Blair (2G,3A), Tori Johnson (2G,2A) and Courtney Parker (5A) were the Vibe's point scorers on the weekend.
Ashley Fisher was between the pipes for Kamloops.
The Vibe host the AA Delta Jets at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Icebox and at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Memorial Arena.
Lions emerge victorious
The North Kamloops Lions came away victorious from the Vernon Minor Hockey Bantam Tier 3 Tournament, which ran from Friday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 23.
North Kamloops topped Revelstoke 5-1 in the final.
Bryce McDonald (1G,1A), Dario Piva (1G,1A), McCoy Pearce-Orr (1G,1A), Kyle Hutton (1G,1A), Braeden Hart (1G), Mac Alberts (1A) and Chet Flanagan (1A) got on the board for the Lions, who went with Matt Hicketts in net.
North Kamloops opened the tournament with a 6-5 win over Winfield.
McDonald (2G,1A), Piva (1G,2A), Hart (1G), Hutton (1G), Pearce-Orr (1G), Darion Nordick (2A), Josh Huffman (1A), Nathan Demers (1A), Zach Birkett (1A) and Chet Flanagan (1A) scored for North Kamloops, which went with CAELEN HOLLING in goal.
In their second game, the Lions tied Richmond 3-3.
Pearce-Orr (2G), Flanagan (1G), Piva (2A), Alberts (1A), Birkett (1A) and Nordick (1A), recorded points for the Lions, who had Hicketts between the pipes.
North Kamloops closed the round-robin with a 5-3 win over Vernon.
McDonald (2G,2A), Piva (2G,1A), Alberts (1A), Hart (1A), Hutton (1A), Pearce-Orr (1A) and Tony Dennis (1G,1A) scored points for the Lions, who went with Holling in net.
Predators and Blades decide nothing
The Predators and Blades tied 6-6 in peewee recreation play at McArthur Island Sports Centre on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Ryland Nakashima (2), Cordell Davidson (3) and Lee McKinnon scored for the Predators, who went with Tyson Dmyterko in net.
Pierce Huser (2), Tyson Koehl (2), Jacob Pilon and Connor Hall scored for the Blades Teal, which went with Ethan Herndier in net.
Timberwolves handle the Spitfires
The Kamloops Western Roofing Spitfires dropped a pair of atom development exhibition games to the Williams Lake Timberwolves on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Williams Lake topped Kamloops 7-6 in the first game, with Spitfire goals coming from Josh Van Unen (2), Lane Grunerud, Harrison Ewert, Blake Ablitt and Harjun Serown.
Ewert and Jayden Russell tallied for Kamloops in the second game, which Williams Lake won 9-2.
Nathan Nesci and Bailey Monteith split goaltending duties in both games.
Both games were played in Williams Lake.
Jets fly to victory in Penticton
The atom development 7 Point Millwork Kamloops Jets won gold at a tournament in Penticton on the weekend.
Kamloops beat New Westminster, 5-2, Abbotsford, 6-4, and Kelowna, 1-0, en route to the final, in which the Jets played Salmon Arm and won 4-3.
Taylor Kaban earned a shutout in net for Kamloops against Kelowna and Elijah Joly backstopped the Jets in the final.
Alek Erichuk took a pass from Carson Nordick and scored the tournament-clinching goal against Salmon Arm in overtime.
Lions drop two on weekend
The peewee tier 3 North Kamloops Lions dropped two Okanagan Mainline Amateur Hockey Association games this weekend.
North Kamloops fell 3-1 to Merritt on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Memorial Arena.
Breckin Erichuk scored the Lions' only goal, which was assisted on by Garrett Kellington.
Ethan Langenegger was between the pipes for North Kamloops.
Vernon edged the lions 6-5 on Sunday, Oct. 23, in Armstrong.
Evan Vinterlik (2), Hunter Dairon, Jarrett Daoust and Tyler Bruins-Slot tallied for North Kamloops.
Dairon and Daoust added assists.
Blazers win Robinson Memorial
The peewee tier 1 Kamloops Jardine's Blazers hosted and won the Darcy Robinson Memorial Tournament on the weekend, posting a 5-1 record.
Kamloops opened the tourney with a 5-1 loss to Maple Ridge.
Matthew Facchinelli, Ty Kolle, Brendan Semchuk and Ryan Chyzowski scored the goals in support of netminder Reid Gladman.
The Blazers, in their second game, bounced back with a 5-2 win over Prince George.
Semchuk, with two, Jackson Caller, Tyler Ward and Rylan Van Unen scored for Kamloops, which went with Max Palaga in goal.
Semchuk scored five goals when Kamloops cruised to an 8-3 win over Abbotsford. Mike Van Unen, Facchinelli and Chyzowski also registered goals.
John Ludvig, Max Patterson, Solomon Seibel and Brett Olstad each had a pair of assists. Palaga was in net for Kamloops.
Kolle scored twice, while Olstad and Ludvig singled in support of Gladman when Kamloops doubled Airdrie, Alta., 4-2 to finish the round-robin.
Kamloops tripled St. Albert 6-2 in the semifinal, with goals coming from Ward, who scored a hat-trick, Kolle, Caller and Facchinelli. Seibel, with three, and Rylan Van unen, with two, added assists. Palaga got the win in goal.
Ludvig played the hero in the final, potting the game-winning goal with four minutes remaining to lift the Blazers to a 4-3 win over Kelowna.
Ward, Semchuk and Kolle added singles in support of Palaga.
Dave and Ernie Robinson presented the medals to the Blazers.
The Robinsons' son, Darcy, died playing hockey in Italy in 2007 and the tournament was re-name in his honour in 2008.
Rockets blast past Mystixs
The Tk'emlups Mystixs fell 3-1 to the Kelowna Rockets in bantam tier 1 female play on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Kendall Fitzgerald received a pass from Kacey Seymour and scored the Mystixs only goal.
Emma Gottfriedson was in net for Tk'emlups.
Rockets tame the Wildcats
The female midget AAA Thompson Okanagan Rockets earned two victories over the Kootenay WIldcats in Nelson on the weekend.
Thompson Okanagan won the first matchup 9-0 on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Christine Crawford, Mackenzie Barrie, Colby Williams (2), Maggie Shykula-Ross and Jesse Keca (4) scored for the Rockets in support of Kamloops product Tara Bouvette, who earned the shutout in net.
The Rockets topped the Wildcats 5-1 on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Keca (3), Williams and Kiana Karolyi scored in support of neminder Jamie Grove.
Raiders pillage opposition
The peewee tier 2 Kamloops Players Bench Raiders earned two wins on the weekend.
Kamloops edged Penticton 3-2 on Saturday, Oct. 22, with goals coming from Parker Matheson (2) and Colten Gerlib.
Keenan Gannon (2), Harrison Rosch and Chris Dakers added assists.
Nic Boehm made 39 saves in Kamloops' net.
The Raiders topped Rossland Trail 5-3 on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Rosch (1G), Gerlib (1G) Gannon (2G,1A), Matheson (1A), Matthew Richardson (1G) and Brendan Mongey (2A) scored points for Kamloops, which went with Kendra Woodland in goal.
Titans secure bronze
The Kamloops Scotiabank Titans placed third at the Penticton Atom Development Tournament, which ran from Friday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 23.
Kamloops opened the tourney with a 7-5 loss to Salmon Arm.
Connor Milburn tallied three goals and two assists, while Hayden Fidanza and Benjamin Ward also scored goals in the loss.
The Titans, in their second game, topped the Penticton Vees 6-1, with goals coming from Ward, Fidanza, Kimberley Davidson (2), Luke Bateman and William Alberts.
Kamloops, in their third game, tied New Westminster 7-7.
Milburn scored a hat-trick, Fidanza notched a pair and Davidson and Jarrod Semchuk singled.
Ward scored the overtime winner in a 9-8 victory over the Kelowna Coyotes, but Milburn stole the show, scoring five times.
Bateman added a pair and Fidanza scored a single.
Titans goaltender Justin Mitchell was the MVP.
Kodiaks outmatched by Thunder
The Thunder doubled the Kodiaks 8-4 in KMHA play on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Blair McLeod registered a hat-trick, Jarrett Mirtle scored twice and Jameson Rende, Michael Hutchison and Alex Wright added singles for the Thunder, who went with Sam Fawcett in net.
Nolan Virgo, Ethan Dicostanzo, Luigi Comita and Christian Giroux tallied for the Kodiaks, who went with Nolan Austin in net.
Lions split weekend games
The midget tier 1 North Kamloops Lions split a pair of games on the weekend.
North Kamloops fell 6-5 in Kelowna against the Rockets on Friday, Oct. 21.
Tyler Rorison, Adam Struch, Mat Norman, Colin Rintoul, Levi Mattes scored for the Lions in support of goaltender Ty Hamer-Jackson.
North Kamloops bounced back by doubling Vernon 4-2 on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Mattes, Rintoul, Cole McCaskill and Jordie Lingel scored for the Lions in support of goaltender Kyle Michalovsky.
Rebels and Dragons go blow for blow
The Brock Auto Centre Kamloops Rebels tied 3-3 with the Kamloops Ice Dragons on Friday, Oct. 21.
Scoring for the Rebels were Justin Howson, with two, and Grayden Baker, who also added an assist.
Replying for the Ice Dragons were Jordan Brown, Andrew Hall and Trevor Banks.
Hall and Riley White added assists.