Kamloops lacrosse weekend wrap
Bantam Rattlers earn a comeback victory
Josh Bosher (5), Brendan Bickert (3), Kaiden Merz and Ryan Dergousoff scored for the Rattlers.
Kamloops fought back from a 5-2 deficit to win the game.
Next up for the Rattlers is a game against Kamloops 1 at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, at Memorial Arena.
Justin Bosher is the Rattlers’ head coach.
Smith plays well in Rattlers’ loss
A dynamite performance from goaltender Mike Smith was not enough to push the senior Kamloops Rattlers to victory on Friday, April 20, in Thompson-Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League action at Memorial Arena.
The Kelowna Raiders downed the home team 8-7.
Scoring for Kamloops were Travis Joseph, Russ McIntosh (2), Nathan Akins, Mark Jurista, A.J. Lockwood and Lee Black.
The Rattlers, who host Armstrong at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 27, at Memorial, are 1-1 on the season.
Novice snakes start season with wins
The novice Kamloops Rattlers 2 squad posted a 2-0 record on the weekend.
Kamloops beat North Okanagan 12-3 on Saturday, April 21, and earned a 6-4 win over Kelowna on Sunday, April 22.
Jackson Steed (3), Caleb Campbell (4), Jax Anderson (2), Justin Vinterlik, Devin Caldwell (2), Cooper Kenzie (3), Brady McCutcheon and Brendan Hunchak (2) scored for Kamloops on the weekend.
Millan Webster backstopped the Rattlers in both games.
Dergousoff nets five in victory
Trey Dergousoff scored five times to lift the Kamloops Rattlers 1 to a 6-5 victory over North Okanagan 1 in Thompson-Okanagan Novice Lacrosse League play on Saturday, April 21, at Memorial Arena.
Landon Kinney, coming off the hardhat award for hardest-working player the previous week, added one more goal to help the Rattlers’ cause.
Michael Nolander made a crucial blocked shot in the dying minutes to help preserve the victory and earn this week’s hardhat award.
Reed Watson was in net for the win.
The Rattlers 1 will next take on their cross-town rivals, the Kamloops Rattlers 2, in league action at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, at Memorial.