KMHA weekend round-up
Sharks show offensive bite in victory
The Sandman Sharks downed the Sandman Warriors 14-6 in atom recreational play.
The Sharks got bite from Jackson Fitzgerald (3G, 1A), Atticus Foulds (2G, 1A), Zack Pankuch (2G, 1A), Devon Tournou (1G, 2A), Kassidy Neil (2G), Birch Mierau (1G), Jordan Swoboda (1G), Tye Lawrence (1G, 1A), Jacob Hamilton (1G), Landen Bradley (1A0, Camyrn Mitchell (1A), Yvonne Manwaring (1A) and Stuart Hollander(1A).
Mattew Yon recorded the win in net.
The Warriors were led by Jacob Haines (3G), Chad Caller (1G, 1A), Ben Prokopetz (1G), Kaedyn Bert (1G), Corbin Guenther (1A), Landon Kinney (1A), Jordan Zienowicz (1A) and Bryson Wood (1A).
Sheehan Tobler was between the posts.
Badgers and Rhinos fight to the death
The Badgers and the Rhinos skated to a 7-7 tie in midget recreation play on Thursday, Nov. 24.
Nathan Bymoen (3), Ryley Acres, Russell Farren, Tyler Proctor and Josh Atwal scored notched goals for the Badgers.
Adding assists for the Badgers were Farren, Atwal, Mitchell Bymoen, Nicholas Warner and Brian Rockvam.
Spencer Hamer-Jackson, Matthew MacLean (2) and AJ Wood (4) replied with goals for the Rhinos.
Hamer-Jackson added three assists, while Jana McNary, Sheldon Hankins and Landon Whitmore each recorded a pair of helpers.
Dragons slay Rebels
The RJ Toor Ice Dragons posted a 6-4 win over the Brock Auto Centre Rebels in peewee recreation play on Saturday, Nov. 26, at Memorial Arena.
Jordan Brown, Santana Casmir, Andrew Hall, Riley White and Trevor Banks (2) scored goals for the Ice Dragons.
Pitching in for the Ice Dragons with helpers were Brown (2), Garrett Miller, Logan Gilroy, Cole McLeod and Braden Shanzenbach.
Scoring for the Rebels were Grayden Baker (2), Evan Crowe and Justin Howson.
Baker, Scott Poelzer and Connor McCoy added assists.
Matthew Giroux backstopped the Rebels, while James Lamb and Teagan Leslie split time between the pipes for the Ice Dragons.
Wolves sting the Vipers
The peewee tier 3 Tk'emlups Wolves howled to a 5-2 win over the Vernon Vipers on Saturday, Nov. 26.
Chad Petrie (2), Kordell Primus, Brendan Roche and Austin Morphy lit the lamp for the Wolves, who went with Jarrett Larsen in net.
Morphy, Luke Rodrigue, Lukas Duckworth (2), Hunter Klassen and Tyson Gayfer added assists for Tk'emlups.
Mystics earn bronze
The Kamloops Royal Purple Mystics hosted a peewee tier 1 girls' tournament in the River City on the weekend at McArthur Island Sports Centre.
Kamloops placed third after posting a 2-2 record, edging Richmond 4-3 and Tri-City 2-1, while losing 3-2 to Prince George and 7-3 to Tri-City.
Kathrine Walkley, Katie Merritt (3), Grace Miller (4), Makenna Fitzgerald (2) and Anna Morrish notched goals for Kamloops.
Morrish padded her stats with a three-assist game.
Sydney Carter and Ashlynn Neurauter split time between the pipes for Kamloops throughout the tournament.
Saints squeak past the Tropics
The Scotiabank Saints were too much for the Tropics, earning an 8-6 win in bantam recreation play on Saturday, Nov. 26.
Parker Klassen had four goals for the Saints, with Mathew O'Laney, Tyler Wightman, Ryan Wightman and Samm Perrin adding singles.
Justin Devries (2), Jaqcob Boileau, Alex Mori, Erik Bell scored for the Tropics.
Huser leads Blades in Fruitvale
The peewee recreation Kamloops Blades posted an 0-2-2 record at a tournament in Fruitvale on the weekend (Nov. 25 to Nov. 27).
Kamloops tied Rossland-Trail 8-8 and Nelson 5-5 before dropping games to Kelowna, 6-3, and Elk Valley, 9-2.
Pierce Huser (12), Calum Carrigan (2), Connor Humphrey, Dawson Reid (2) and Riley Moore lit the lamp for Kamloops on the weekend.
Pitching in with assists were Huser (3), Jacob Pilon (4) and Tyson Koehl.
Ethan Herndier backstopped the Blades throughout the tourney.
Mystixs ousted in semifinal
The midget A female Kamloops Mystixs posted a 3-1 record and lost in a semifinal matchup at the Kamloops Female Midget A Tournament in the River City on the weekend.
In the semifinal matchup against Salmon Arm on Sunday, Nov. 27, Kamloops lost 4-2.
The Mystixs, in round-robin play, edged St. Albert, 5-3, Meadow Ridge, 3-1, and South Island, 4-3.
Scoring for Kamloops on the weekend were Dayna Dew, Jaclyn Frilund (4), Chanelle Petrie (3), Jordan Finnie (2), Danielle Shelby, Catriona Young (2) and Marcella Mondin.
Young scored with one second left in the third period to push her team to victory over South Island.
River City midget squad winless on weekend
A midget tier 3 squad from Kamloops posted a tie and a loss on the weekend.
Kamloops received an impressive performance from goaltender Blake Rose in a 2-2 tie with South Okanagan in Osoyoos.
Chad Ketsa and Nigel Kostachuk scored goals for Kamloops, with Mac Muir, Gio Ramunno and Ketsa recording assists.
In their second game of the weekend, Kamloops was doubled 6-3 by Penticton.
Ketsa, Ramunno and David Larouche tallied goals for Kamloops.
Kostachuk, Tanner Tobin and Ryley Harrison added assists.
Rockies post one win in Merritt
The Kamloops Thompson Hotel Rockies posted a 1-3 record at the Merritt Bantam Rep Tier 3/4 Tournament on the weekend.
Kamloops lost 7-3 to Surrey, 4-2 to Vernon and 6-3 to Burnaby before topping Semiahmoo 5-2.
Ethan Kasten, Jordan Moore (5), Bailey Henry, Ty Fuoco (2), Ryan Ignace (3) and Matthew Roche scored for the Rockies on the weekend.
Adding assists for Kamloops were Moore, Brysen Watson (2), Nick Robins, Cody Ouelette, Damon Theara, Keaton Noble (2) and Josh Campbell (2).
Cole Feere and Payton Schindel alternated games between the pipes for the Rockies.
Bullets on target in Clearwater
The atom recreation Kamloops Sandman Bullets placed first at the Clearwater Atom Sharks Tournament on the weekend.
Kamloops topped McVale 12-1 in the tournament final after posting a 2-1 record in round-robin play.
In the round-robin, the Bullets beat Clearwater, 3-0, and the Kamloops Sandman Kodiaks, 7-2, while losing 5-3 to McVale.
Scoring for the Bullets on the weekend were Taylor Hofmann (2), Spencer Shyiak (7), Liam Campbell (2), Dexter Williams, Dakota Hofmann (5) and Liam Rose (8).
Victor Church played well between the pipes for the Bullets throughout the tournament.
Tier 2 bantam Blazers lose twice
The Maverick Motor Inn Blazers bantam tier 2 squad dropped a pair of games on the weekend.
Kamloops lost 7-2 to the Okanagan-based Pursuit of Excellence. The Blazers were led by Kolten Moore (1G), Troy Gerrard (1G) and Jackson Scott (1A), with Kolby Pauwels in net.
The Blazers lost 5-1 to Rossland, with Kolten Moore scoring the goal and Spencer Eschyschyn in goal.
Lions reach semifinal in Salmon Arm
The North Kamloops Lions went 1-2-1 at the Salmon Arm Pee Wee Tournament, advancing to the semifinals, where they dropped a 3-2 decision to Langley.
Prior to the semifinals, North Kamloops tied Vernon 1-1, lost 6-2 to Langley and defeated Salmon Arm 7-1.
North Kamloops was led by Carter Eschyschyn (2G, 1A), Evan Vinterlik (2G, 1A), Breckin Erichuk (4G), Hayden Smale (1G, 1A), Justin MacInnes (1A), Eric Marasco (4A), Garrett Kellington (2G, 2A), Hunter Dairon (1G, 2A), Jarrett Daoust (1A).
Ethan Langenegger was in net.
Titans post .500 record on weekend
The atom development Titans defeated Kelowna 9-3 on the weekend and were led by Connor Milburn (3G, 2A), Mattias Nelson (1G, 1A), Ben Ward (1G), Luke Bateman (1G, 1A), Jarrod Semchuk (1G, 1A), Hayden Fidanza (1G), Brendan Kirschner (1G, 2A), Sebastian Ouimet (1A), Will Alberts (1A) and Lachlan Tomm (1A). Justin Mitchell secured the victory in net.
The Titans then lost 5-3 to Vernon.
Scoring for the Titans were Ouimet (1G), Ward (1G), Milburn (1G, 1A)), Brady Ross (1A), Kirschner (1A) and Semchuk (1A). Adam Niles was between the pipes.
Jets fly to victory
In peewee recreational action, the Scotiabank Jets edged the Scotiabank Predators 4-3.
The Jets were led by Kamveer Mahal (2G), Slater Gordon (1G, 1A), Garren Thomas (1G) and Joshua Jensen (1A), with Gabe Bedard and Joshua Harris splitting duties in net.
Pacing the Predators were Ryland Nakashima (2G), Brayden Jensen (1G) and Matthew McGillivray (1A), with Tyson Dmyterko in goal.
Tier 1 bantam Blazers solve nothing with Vernon
The Kamloops Jardine’s Blazers bantam tier 1 squad tied Vernon 2-2 in weekend action.
Kamloops was led by Dexter Robinson (1G), Jacob Faraday (1G), Nick Chyzowski (1A) and Addison Bazian (1A).
Josh Shank tended the pipes.
Fury brave the Frost
In peewee recreation play, the Fury cooled off the Southgate Radiator Frost 9-5.
Furious for the Fury were Connor Lafleur (2G), Kyle Bergman (2G), Nolan Dicostanzo (2G), Skye Conners (2G) and Dimitri Louvros (1G), with Kenzie Povoas standing strong in net.
Replying for the Frost were Zach Berrevoets (2G), Tim Lapierre (1G), Cole Standen (1G) and Mark Takeuchi (1G), with Nik Shufletoski playing very well in the crease.
Rockets bring out the brooms
The Thompson-Okanagan Rockets female midget AAA club swept a pair of games from the visiting Prince George Cougars on the weekend by scores of 3-1 and 6-0.
In Game 1, the Rockets were propelled by Colby Williams (2G), Maggie Shykula-Ross (1G, 1A), Jesse Keca (1A) and Cora Sutton (1A).
In Game 2, the Rockets were led by the shutout from Tara Bouvette, while the offence came from Keca (1G, 2A), Shykula-Ross (3G, 2A), Williams (3A), MacKenzie Barrie (1G, 1A), Christine Crawford (1A), Taylor Whiteside (1A), Breanna Bernsden (1A), Sutton (1G, 1A) and Courtney Morice (1A).
Lions score six, but can't post W
Scoring was spread out as the North Kamloops Lions were edged 8-6 by Kelowna in bantam tier 3 action.
Finding the scoresheet were Chet Flanagan (2G), Dario Piva (1G, 2 A), Bryce McDonald (1G), Dayne de la Roode (1G, 1A), Darion Nordick (1G), Kyle Hutton (2A), Tony Dennis (1A), Felix Nachtigal (1A), Braeden Hart (1A), McCoy Pearce-Orr (1A), Aidan Demers (1A) and Nathan Demers (1A).
Netminding duties were split between Matt Hicketts and Justin Somerville.
Yellow Jackets withstand the HERicanes
In atom recreation action, the Sandman Yellow Jackets defeated the HERicanes 7-3, with all Yellow Jackets goals being firsts of the season for the scorers.
The Yellow Jackets were paced by Joshua Dimaulo (2G), Colton Despot (2G), Jordan Calibaba (1G), Colby Cooper (1G), Kyle McRae (1G, 1A), Joshua Dimaulo (1A), Conner Jenson (1A) and Eric Thibault (1A).
Scoring for the HERicanes were Natalie Knight (2G), Nicole Thomas (1G) and Carsen Moffet (1A).
Cobras strike against Thunder
The Sandman Cobras defeated the Sandman Thunder 9-5 in weekend atom recreational action.
The Cobras got scoring from Jonah Saemerow (4G, 1A), Isaac DeRose (3G, 1A), Riley Gray (1G, 1A), Ethan Schanzenbach (1G) and Blair Pitts (1A).
The Thunder rumbled back with tallies by Jacob Patton (2G), James Mirtle (1G, 1A), Alex Wright (1G), James Rende (1G) and Michael Hutchison (1A).
Jets hand Westside first loss
In atom development play, the Kamloops 7 Point Millwork Jets defeated the previously undefeated Westside 3-2 on the weekend behind the scoring of Alek Erichuk (1G, 1A), Carson Nordick (1G) and Adam Harrison (1G).
Taylor Kaban got the win in net.
Good to be Lucky 7
Lucky 7 knocked off the Warriors 8-2 in bantam recreational play.
Lucky 7 were led by Blaise Brewer (3G), Colton McMechan (3G), Nicklaus Britton (2G, 1A), Jacob Hanna (1A), Edward Shen (1A) and Reese Lamberton (1A).
The Warriors replied behind the scoring of Ty Nielsen (1G, 1A) and Lance Martin (1G).
Raiders head to Trail, can't get on winning path
The pee wee tier 2 Kamloops Players Bench Raiders came back from Trail on the weekend with a tie and loss.
In a 3-2 loss, the Raiders were led by Harrison Rosch (1G), Keenan Gannon (1G),
Christopher Buchanan (1A), Wyatt Brook (1A) and Parker Matheson (1A). Kendra Woodland was in net.
In the 5-5 tie, Raider scoring came from Matheson (2G), Colten Gerlib (1G), Brook (1G, 1A), Rosch (1G), Gabe Graham-Boyde (2A), Nathan McDonald (2A), Gannon (1A), Bennett Hunter (1A) and Zac Austin (1A). Kendra Woodland was again between the pipes.
Mystixs edged by Rockets
The Kamloops TK’Emlups Mystixs bantam female tier 1 team dropped a 3-2 decision to the Kelowna Rockets on the weekend.
Kamloops was led by Sarah Bickerton (1G), Cora Lee Mitchell (1G), Kacey Seymour (1A), Taylor Finnie (1A), Sydney Gordon (1A) and Anna Harestad (1A). Emma Gottfriedson was fantastic in goal for the Mystixs.
Bruins get the better of Spitfires
The Western Roofing Spitfires dropped a pair of games — their first losses of the season — to the Winfield Bruins in Okanagan Mainline Amateur Hockey Association atom development league play on the weekend.
The Bruins triumphed 5-3 on Saturday, Nov. 26, at Valleyview Arena.
Lane Grunerud, Kaden Dempsey and Josh Van Unen scored for the Spitfires, who went with Bailey Monteith in net.
The Spitfires were edged 4-3 on Sunday, Nov. 27, at Brock Arena.
Van Unen, Harjun Serown and Harrison Ewert tallied in support of netminder Nathan Nesci.