The bantam tier 1 Kamloops Jardine's Blazers opened their OMAHA campaign with a 4-1 loss to Pursuit of Excellence of Kelowna on Saturday, Sept. 29, in Winfield.
Rob Johnson scored for Kamloops, with Michael Fidanza providing an assist.
Spencer Eschyschyn was in net for the Blazers.
Nailers on top
The Western Roofing Nailers posted a 2-0 record in atom development play on the weekend.
Western Roofing opened with a 7-2 win over hometown West Kelowna on Friday, Sept. 29.
The Nailers beat visiting Merritt 12-2 on Sunday, Sept. 30, at McArthur Island Sports and Events Centre.
Scoring on the weekend for Western Roofing were Logan Stankoven (7G, 2A), Brendan Kirschner (5G, 2A), Jacob Proulx (2G, 2A), Nolan Virgo (2G, 1A), Harrison Ewert (2G, 1A), Mason Swanton (1A), Matthew Mariona (1G, 1A) and Austin Hammond (1A).
Adam Niles backstopped the Nailers on Friday, and he split time with Austin Krug on Sunday.
The Westside Warriors earned a 6-2 victory over Kamloops in bantam tier 2 play on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Stefan Nesci and Mac Alberts scored for Kamloops, with Max Patterson adding an assist.