Spitfires win and tie
The Western Roofing Spitfires picked up a tie and a victory in atom development league play on the weekend.
The Spitfires tied Vernon 2 by a score of 4-4 at Memorial Arena behind the scoring of Cole Howaniec (2G), Kaden Dempsey (1G, 2A) and Josh Van Unen (1G).
Bailey Monteith got the tie in net.
The Spitfires then defeated Kelowna 2 by a score of 3-1. Howaniec (2G), Van Unen (1G) and Lane Grunerud (2A) scored, with Nathan Nesci notching the win in net.
Pee wee Lions split
In pee wee tier 3 action, the North Kamloops Lions split a pair of games on the weekend.
The Lions dropped a 6-4 decision to Clearwater, with North Kamloops paced by Breckin Erichuk (1G, 1A), Eric Marasco, Slater Gordon (1G, 1A),, Evan Vinterlik Tyler Bruins-Slot (1A), Hayden Smale (1A) and Carter Eschyschyn (1A).
Nolan Mongey and Ethan Langenegger split the goaltending duties.
The Lions then defeated Merritt 4-2 behind the scoring of Slater Gordon (2G), Hayden Smale (1G), Garrett Kellington (1G, 1A), Justin MacInnes (1A), Jarrett Daoust (1A) and Hunter Dairon (1A).
Sharks twice bitten
In atom recreational play, the Sandman Sharks dropped a 6-4 decision to the Bullets.
Sharks scoring came from unassisted goals by Jordan Swoboda (2G), Stuart Hollander and Devon Tournour. Matthew Yon was in net.
Bullets were led by unassisted goals from Spencer Shyiak (2G), Alexander Viventi, Liam Campbell, Rylan Trent and Liam Rose.
Victor Church was in goal,
The Sharks then dropped an 8-5 game to the Yellow Jackets.
Sharks scoring came from Tournou (4G), Kassidy Neil (1G) and Atticus Foulds (1A).
Birch Mierau was in net.
Yellow Jackets were led by Carson Desmarais (3G, 2A), Connor Jensen (1G, 1A), Sam Lesieur (1G), Tyson Pratt (1G), Zach Bachand (1G), Tristan Beauchamp (1G), Joshua Dimaulo (1A), Benjamin Smith (2A), Jordan Calibaba (1A) and Aidan McPhee (1A). Jordan Munegatto was in goal.
The Kamloops Jardine Blazers peewee tier 1 squad finished second at a Kelowna tournament, losing to Langley 5-2 and defeating Victoria 11-1 and Abbotsford 6-4 in round-robin action. Kamloops beat Kelowna 3-2 in the semifinals before falling to Langley in the final, 2-1.
Kamloops was paced by Max Patterson (4G), Brendan Semchuk (7G), Tyler Ward (6G), Brett Olstad (2G), Ryan Chyzowski (1G), Rylan Van Unan (1G) and Matthew Facchinelli (1G). Max Palagh and Reid Gladman were in goal for the tourney.
Jets fall, then rise
In atom development action, Millworks Jets dropped a 5-4 decision to the Scotiabank Titans.
Taylor Kaban was in net for the Jets, who were paced by goals from Keagan Fletcher, Ty Farmer, Jacob Proulx and Carter Adams.
The Jets then defeated Vernon 1 by a score of 4-2, with Alex Erichuk, Aidan Sutter, Corson Nordick and Adams scoring. Elijah Joly was in net.
Strikers cool down Ice Ninjas
In novice play, the Strikers beat the Ice Ninjas 7-4.
Leading the Strikers were Brayden Gouin (1G), Jax Anderson (2G, 1A), Dreyden Bhe (1G, 1A), Aiden Dell (1G, 2A), David Browning (1G), and Jacob Bradley (1G). Dylan Barclay was in net for the Strikers.
The Ice Ninjas went with Jordan Hardy in net and received scoring from Paxon Haggard (1G), Bryan Fraser (1G), Kyle Proulx (2G, 1A), Logan McLeod (1A) and Ryan Sandulescu (1A).
Mysticfied on ice
The Kamloops Royal Purple Mystics pee wee tier 1 girls dropped a 6-3 decision to Salmon Arm. Grace Miller, Anna Morrish and Katherine Walkley scored the goals for Kamloops, with Ashlynn Neurauter in goal.
Rebels play Havoc
The Brock Auto Centre Rebels beat the Havoc 6-2 behind the scoring of Jack Thomson (2G), Alex von Dehn (1G), Evan Sonnleitner (1G) Josh Olynyk (1G), Evan Crowe (1G), Justin Howson (2A), Jack Wilhelm (1A), Matthew Giroux (1A) and Scott Poelzer (1A).
Poelzer was also in net for the victory.
The Havoc were led by Jayden Davidson (1G) and Peter Buff (1G), with Kaleb Virgo in net.
The Rebels then beat the Fury 8-5 behind the scoring of Howson (3G), Jake Tabor (1G, 1A), Grayden Baker (1G, 2A), Thomson (1G, 1A), Evan Sonnleitner (1G, 1A), von Dehn (1G), Crowe (2A), Wilhelm (1A) and Olynyk (1A).
Poelzer was again in net for the win.
Fury scoring came from Skye Connors (1G, 1A), Dylan Dudley (1G), Dimitri Louvros (1G), Connor Lafleur (1G), Nolan Dicostanzo (1G), Kyle Bergman (3A) and Dylan Dudley (1A).
Brendan Worsfold was between the pipes.
The Kamloops Canadians finished fourth in a novice tourney in Revelstoke.
Kamloops defeated Invermere 13-1 and Salmon Arm 8-1 before losing 7-6 in a shootout to the Kamloops Ice Warriors.
Scoring for the Canadians were Logan Stankoven (9G), Tristan Coetzer (3G), Brendan Hunchak (3G), Tea Rugolo (1G, 3A), Owen Cupello (1G, 3A) and Patrick Bennett (1G).
Game MVPs were Stankoven and Cupello, while Millan Webster and Mitchell Coxon notched wins in net.
The Players Bench Raiders pee wee tier 2 club won both games at home on the weekend defeating Westside 6-4 and 4-2.
Scoring for Kamloops were Keenan Gannon (4G), Harrison Rosch (2G), Kordell Primus (1G, 2A), Christopher Buchanan (1G), Brendan Mongey (1G), Conan Poss (1G), Parker Matheson (2A), Christopher Dakers (1A), Bennett Hunter (1A), Nathan McDonald (2A), Wyatt Brook (1A), Colten Gerlib (1A) and Gabe Graham-Boyde (1A)
Kendra Woodland, Nicolas Boehm and Nicolas Boehm all shared goaltending duties in the wins.
Wolves still perfect
The Tk’emlups Wolves remained undefeated with a 4-0 win over the Westside Warriors 4-0 in pee wee tier 3 play.
Dalton Johnston secured the shutout behind the offence of Seiji Brown (2G), Brendan Roche (1G, 1A), Chad Petrie (1G) and Luke Rodrigue (1A).
Rocky weekend at home tournament
The Kamloops Thompson Hotel Rockies bantam tier 4 squad hosted the Todd Campbell Memorial Tournament on the weekend and were in tough, losing to Penticton 3-1, Juan de Fuca 6-4, Burns Lake 4-2 and Burns Lake 6-1.
Scoring for Kamloops were Jordan Moore (3G, 2A), Lucas Lott (3A), Parker Klassen (1G), Josh Campbell (1G, 1A), Damon Theara (1A), Ryan Ignace (3G, 1A), David Collins (1G, 1A), Bryson Watson (1A), Bailey Henry (1A) and Liam Befurt (1A).
Payton Schindel and Cole Feere split netminding duties, while Bryson Watson, Jordan Moore, Ethan Kasten and Keaton Noble were MVPs.
Hawks defang Cobras
The Fire Hawks defeated the Cobras 3-2 in atom recreational action.
Scoring for the Fire Hawks were Braeden Crowe (2G) and Colton Davoren (1G), with Ryan Clark in net.
Scoring for the Cobras were Tyler Fernie (1G), Jonah Saemerow (1G), Riley Gray (1A) and Matthew Nixon (1A). Nathan Sandulescu was in net.
Blades slay dragons
The Blades held off the Dragons 5-3 in pee wee recreational action.
The Blades were led by Tyson Koehl (1G), Dawson Reid (1G, 1A), Pierce Huser (1G), Jacob Pilon (1A), Pierce Huser (1G, 1A) and Calum Carrigan (1G).
Ethan Herndier got the win in goal.
Answering for the Dragons were Matthew Falsetta (1G), Logan Gilroy (1G), Jordan Brown (1G) and Cole McLeod (1A).
James Lamb0 and Teagan Leslie split time in goal.
Not so lucky
Lucky Seven wasn’t as fortunate as their nickname as the pee wee bantam cub dropped a 3-2 decision to Team #3.
Scoring for Lucky Seven were Jacob Hanna (1G), Edward Shen (1G), Ethan Milobar (1A) and Connor McKenize (1A).
Leading Team 3# were Brogan Lloyd (1G), Ty Nielson (1G, 1A), Keyron Pavlovich (1G, 1A), Kyle McIlwain (1A), Derrick Smeeton (1A) and Lance Martin (1A).