Big Guns shoot to victory
The Energy Services Big Guns beat the Warriors 7-6 in KMHA midget recreation play.
Andy McNeil (2), Derrick Beacom, Tyson Johnston, Corlin Georget, Christien Wakely and Jerome Thorne scored for the Big Guns.
Beacom, Thorne and Keith Comte each added a pair of assists, with Wakely and Eric Gogarten adding helpers of their own.
Dagen Kennedy and Mac Whitmore split time between the Guns' pipes.
Replying with goals for the Warriors were Jordan Kealty, Liam Robertson, Cole Walters, Tyler Nicholson, Kaleb Crossley and Travis Repka.
Kealty (4), Jonathon Freeman and Anthony Jacobs added assists.
Adam Passmore backstopped the Warriors.
Milburn keeps goal judge on alert
Reagan Milburn scored five goals and added two assists to lead the Timbits Red Army to a 13-3 victory over the Timbits Silvertips in Novice Orange league play Saturday at Brock Arena.
Matthew Mariona added four goals, while Brady Milburn had a pair of markers and Devin Benson and Nicolas Bradley each singled in support of goaltender Brady Pawlachuck.
Luke Petrie, Braidon Clark and Tyson Galloway replied for the Silvertips, who went with Ryan Mitchell between the pipes.
Bulldogs twice the victors
The Bulldogs were victorious in two Novice Blue division games on the weekend.
On Saturday, Jan. 14, the Bulldogs bested the Ice Ninjas 9-4.
Kyle Woitas, Colton Woitas, Maxwell Hinkson (4) and Temeke Gottfriedson (3) lit the lamp for the Bulldogs, who had Tye Kitamura in net.
K. Woitas, Alijah Paquette and Jacob Mclean tallied assists for the Bulldogs.
Replying with goals for the Ice Ninjas were Brian Fraser, with a hat-trick, and Brendan Mcleod.
Ty Moffet recorded an assist for the Ninjas, who had Hudson Davoren between the pipes.
On Sunday, Jan. 15, the Bulldogs beat the Lightning 8-1.
C. Woitas, Hinkson (2), Gottfriedson, Kitamura, Owen Geiger (2) and Keegan Leblanc scored for the Bulldogs, who went with Paquette between the pipes.
McLean (2), Kitamura, K. Woitas, Leblanc and Benjamin Giddens registered assists.
Connor Guenther backstopped the Lightning, whose only goal came courtesy of Matteo Cupello.
Warriors slain by Thunder
The Thunder topped the Warriors 6-4 in Novice Orange division play on Saturday.
Scoring for the Thunder were Ashton Taylor (3) and Jared Sucro (3).
Taylor, Andrew Senger (2) and Carter Streek recorded assists for the Thunder.
Registering goals for the Warriors were Brady McCutcheon, Joey Stankevich, Manny Recchi and Mathew Ward.
Stankevich (2), Recchi and Ward added assists for the Warriors.
Venom downed by Jets
The atom development 7 Point Millworks Kamloops Jets thumped the hometown Vernon Venom 7-1 on Saturday, Jan. 14.
Corsen Nordick (3), Alek Erichuk (2), Trey Dergousoff and Carter Adams scored for the Jets.
Erichuk, Keagan Fletcher, Aidan Sutter, Jayden Grant and Haden Nordick added assists for Kamloops.
Elijah Joly and Taylor Kaban split time between the pipes.
Wolves get last laugh against Coyotes
The peewee tier 3 Tk'emlups Wolves posted a pair of wins against the South Okanagan Coyotes in the River City.
Hunter Klassen (2) and Brendan Roche (3) scored in the Wolves' 5-2 win on Saturday.
Klassen, Tyson Gayfer (2), Austin Morphy, Seiji Brown (2) and Chad Petrie recorded assists.
Jarrett Larsen was the winning netminder.
Tk'emlups beat South Okangan 11-2 on Sunday.
Primus (3), Roche (2), Petrie (2), Brown, Klassen, Alex Johnson and Luke Rodrigue scored for the Wolves.
Adding assists were Brown (4), Primus (3), Gayfer (2), Roche (2), Klassen, Morphy (2), Petrie, Josh Bymoen (2), Luke Rodrigue (2) and Lukas Duckworth.
Larsen and Dalton Johnston shared the goaltending duties.
Ziola shoots for the Stars
Cody Ziola scored a game-winning goal to lift the Kamloops North Stars to victory at the Williams Lake Bantan Recreational Tournament, which ran from Friday to Sunday.
Many of the Stars did their part throughout the tournament.
Shaymus Stachoski led the team in points with 14, eight of them goals.
Jake Barron notched 10 goals and added two assists; Brendan Bickert racked up two goals and four points; Ryan Reiniger scored a goal and added an assist, as did Mathew Sorenson and Ziola; Ethan Panasiuk lit the lamp once; and Taylor Harris pitched in with an assist.
Jesse Stahl and Justin Somerville shared the goaltending duties at the tourney.
Mystics unable to post a weekend win
The peewee tier 1 Kamloops Royal Purple Mystics dropped two Atom Developmental Koteles Conference games on the weekend.
Winfield bested Kamloops 6-2 on Saturday before Kelowna topped the Mystics 9-4 on Sunday.
Grace Miller, Katie Merritt, Chloe Jordan, Makenna Fitzgerald and Anna Morrish (2) scored goals for Kamloops on the weekend.
Ashlynn Neurauter played in net on Saturday and Sydney Carter took over on Sunday.
Warriors hunt down Predators
The Warriors edged the Predators 4-3 in bantam house play on Sunday, Jan. 15. Kyle McIlwain, Brogan Lloyd, Nick Parker and Brady Georget tallied goals for the Warriors, who had John Collins in net.
Josh Bruce notched a hat-trick for the Preds, who had Zachary Thorniley between the pipes.
Canadians, Thunder fill the scoresheet
The Thunder won a high-scoring novice game on the weekend, beating the Canadians 17-10.
Ashton Taylor (6), Jared Sucro (4), Levi Costigan (2), Carter Streek (2), Andrew Senger, Damon Foidart and Evan Kissak lit the lamp for the Thunder.
Replying with goals from the Canadians were Brendan Hunchak (3), Jason Carroll (2), Tristan Coetzer (2), Owen Cuppello, Matthiew Coxon and Christian Daoust.
Patrick Bennett backstopped the Canadians. Goaltending details for the Thunder were not provided.
Thunder put out the Vibe
The female senior A Kamloops Vibe dropped a pair of South Coast Female Amateur Hockey League games to the AA B.C. Thunder on the weekend.
B.C. edged Kamloops 1-0 on Saturday and won the rematch 7-1 on Sunday.
Gaylene Smith notched the only goal for Kamloops, with Sarah Kurzac and Desiree Blair assisting.
Bantam Blazers face Interior foes
The bantam tier 1 Kamloops Jardine's Blazers dropped a pair of OMAHA league games on the weekend.
Kelowna edged Kamloops 3-2 on Saturday and Okanagan Hockey Academy skated to a 3-1 win over the Blazers on Sunday.
Scoring goals on the weekend for Kamloops were Alexander Buchanan, Joe Falsetta and Maxwell James.
Registering assists were James Matt Fichter, Josh Shank and Dexter Robinson (2).
Shank tended goal for the Blazers on Saturday, with Bailey De Palma taking over on Sunday.
Spitfires earn come-from-behind victory
The Western Roofing Spitfires battled back to double the Salmon Arm Silvertips 4-2 in OMAHA Atom Development league play Sunday at the McArthur Island Sports Centre.
The Silvertips opened the scoring in the first, and it took the Spitfires until halfway through the game to get on the board – on a backhander by Josh Van Unen. Cole Howaniec, Noah Bradley and Jayden Russell then added to the tally, in support of winning goaltender Nathan Nesci.
The comeback effort helped soothe the sting of the Spitfires’ 6-3 loss to the host Vernon Wolfpack on Saturday. Howaniec scored twice and Elessio Louvros singled, while Bailey Monteith was in the Western Roofing net.
The Spitfires will meet up with the Wolfpack again Friday in their opening game at the K-Town Showdown weekend tournament in Kelowna.
Dragons slay the Fury
The RJ Toors Dragons skated to a 4-1 over the Fury in peewee recreation play on the weekend.
Teagan Leslie backstopped the Dragons, who received goals from Zane Ferguson (2), Trevor Banks and Jordan Brown.
Garrett Miller added an assist.
Skye Conners scored for the Fury.
Rebels too much for Ice Dragons
The Rebels blanked the Ice Dragons 3-0 in peewee recreation play at McArthur Island Sports Centre on Sunday.
Grayden Baker, Jack Thomson and Jack Wilhelm scored for the Rebels, who went with Scott Poelzer in net.
Evan Jumaga, Josh Olynyk and Grayden Baker added assists for the Rebels.
James Lamb provided the goaltending for the Ice Dragons.
Lions clash with bears
The peewee tier 3 North Kamloops Lions split a weekend doubleheader with the Winfield Bruins.
North Kamloops won the first game 7-5 on Saturday, but Winfield rallied to win 4-1 on Sunday.
Garrett Kellington (3), Hunter Dairon, Breckin Erichuk, Jarrett Daoust, Carter Eschyschyn and Evan Vinterlik scored goals for the Lions on the weekend.
Adding assists were Vinterlik, Erichuk, Eric Marasco, Hayden Smale and Reagan Coombes.
Nolan Mongey was in net on Saturday and Ethan Langenegger took over on Sunday.
Peewee Blazers outpace Mustangs
The peewee tier 1 Kamloops Jardine's Blazers earned a 5-1 road victory over the Vernon Mustangs on the weekend.
Jackson Caller, Ryan Chyzowski (2) and Brendan Semchuk (2) notched goals for the Blazers.
Semchuk (2), Tyler Ward (3) and Solomon Seibel added assists, while Max Palaga and Reid Gladman shared the goaltending duties.
Kougars and Bullets battle at ISC
The Sandman Kougars squeaked out a 6-5 win over the Sandman Bullets in atom recreational play on Sunday at Interior Savings Centre.
Scoring for the Kougars were Brandon Gremaud, Foster Wynne (3) and Josh Bishop (2).
Gremaud, Becky Ramgren and Tristan Hunt added assists for the Kougars, who went with Summit Krause in net.
Liam Rose (3), Liam Campbell and Spencer Shyiak replied for the Bullets, who had Victor Church between the pipes.
Shyiak, Rose and Alexander Viventi added an assist for the Bullets.
Frost put chill on Preds
The Southgate Radiator Frost triumphed 9-6 over the Scotiabank Predators in peewee recreation play on Sunday.
Preston Guerra (2), Tylan Fraser, Cole Standen, Andrew Lewis, Cam LeDressay, Tristan Ernst (2) and Mark Takeuchi scored for the Frost, who went with Nik Shufletoski between the pipes.
Potting goals for the Preds were Taylor Russell, Brayden Jensen, Ryland Nakashima (2), and Thomas Ratuski (2).
Lions attend Queen City tourney
The midget tier 1 North Kamloops Lions posted a 2-2 record at a tournament in Regina on the weekend.
North Kamloops opened the tourney with two wins, edging the Regina Capitals 4-3 and the Prince Albert Raiders 6-3.
The Lions dropped their last two games, falling 4-3 to the Saskatoon Spartans before losing 5-2 to the Regina Flames in the B semifinal round.
Scoring goals for North Kamloops on the weekend were Levi Mattes (5), Adam Struch (2), Tyler Jarvis-Rorison, Brady Jorgensen, Marshall Sidwell (2), Bobby Kashuba (2), Jordan Lingel and Mason Harding.
Providing assists were Lingel (2), Harding (2) and Kashuba (2).
Tyrell Hamer-Jackson and Kyle Michalovsky each posted 1-1 records between the pipes for the Lions.
Bruins spotted in Clearwater
The Novice Blue division Kamloops Bruins placed fourth at a six-team tournament in Clearwater on the weekend.
Kamloops played four games, winning twice — 3-1 over the Williams Lake Green Hornets and 6-2 over the Williams Lake Silver Bullets — and losing twice, 12-2 to the Clearwater Vipers and 7-4 to 100 Mile House.
Among the goal scorers for the Bruins were Matteo Rawlings (3), Ryan Sanderson (4), Adam Haines, Spencer Thomas, Evan Humphrey and Bradly Bourdeau (2).
Humphrey, Sanderson, Matthew Pryor and Kurtis Pearson each earned Bruins Heart and Hustle awards for their play.
Raiders earn weekend split
The peewee tier 2 Kamloops Players Bench Raiders split a pair of league games on the weekend.
Kamloops was blanked 5-0 by Penticton on Saturday, but bounced back with a 1-0 win over Westside on Sunday.
Conan Poss had the lone goal for the Raiders, with assists coming from Wyatt Brook and Bennett Hunter.
Gaotender Nicolas Boehm earned the shutout against Westside.
Chyz the Blazers' bright spot
Nicholas Chyzowski of Kamloops scored both of the Thompson Blazers' goals in weekend losses, 6-1 and 4-1, to the Vancouver northwest Giants in B.C. Major Midget play on the weekend.
Elks place second at Kamloops tourney
The midget tier 2 North Kamloops Elks won silver at tournament in the River City this weekend, losing 10-4 to Prince George in the final.
North Kamloops posted a 2-1-0 record in the round-robin, topping Wenatchee, 6-1, and Vancouver, 7-4, while tying 4-4 with St. Albert.
The Lions edged Abbotsford 8-5 in the semifinal round.
Scoring goals on the weekend for North Kamloops were Colton Griffith (3), Monty Chisholm (4), Jake Latin (5), Eric Nachtigal, Eric Heichert (4), Nick Kostachuk, Hayden Orton (3), Cole Clifford (6), Adam Hildebrand and Riley Polacik.
Adding assists were Hildebrand (2), Griffith (2), Latin (3), Clifford (2), Chisholm (4), Heichert (4).
Nolan Munden and Riley Woodland split time between the pipes for the Elks.
Rockets blow past Mystixs
The Maverick Motor Inn Kamloops Mystixs doubled the Kelowna Jr. Rockets 6-3 in female midget rep action at Prospera Place in the Little Apple on Sunday.
Chanelle Petrie (3), Jaclyn Frilund (2) and Jordan Finnie scored for Kamloops.