KMHA round-up, Oct. 12 to Oct. 14
Jani King cruised to an 11-4 win over Big Guns Energy Services in a midget recreational exhibition tilt played in Kamloops on the weekend.
Lucas Kemp, Dallas Stachoski (3), Kyle Patterson (3), Jordan Moore, Shaymus Stachoski and Justin Bruno (2) scored for the winners, who received goaltending from both Cole Freere and Cole Loring.
Scoring in a losing cause were Cole Walters (3) and Chad McQueen in support of netminders Adam Passmore and Nick Bernier.
Warriors do the job
The Sandman Hotel Group Warriors earned a 10-8 win over Team 3 in atom recreation play at Memorial Arena on Saturday.
Jacob Haines (2), Connor Defoe (4), Spencer Forsythe, RJ Gerow, Amanda Martin and Liam Campbell scored for the Warriors, who had Joey McKinnon between the pipes.
Martin, Haines and Campbell also added helpers.
Scoring goals for Team 3 were Bruce Bertuzzi (3), Julien Fehr (2), Kila Pigeon, Dylan Barclay and Tyler Fernie.
Pigeon and Fernie each added an assist.
Bryton Neufeld was in net for Team 3.
Game MVP Brady Pawlachuk's hat trick helped lift the Kamloops Junior Blazers to a 7-4 win over Team 1 in atom recreation play at Memorial Arena on Saturday.
Braidon Clark, Michael Baudin, Bhavin Serowin and Stuart Hollander also scored for the Blazers, who went with Luken Murray between the pipes.
Clark, Kobe Pavlovich and Stran Smith added helpers for the Blazers.
Scoring goals for Team 1 were Seth Ishikawa, Dayton Miller (2) and Rylan Trent in support of goaltender Caleb Campbell.
Trent and Ishikawa each had an assist.
The Roughnecks ran roughshod over Team 10 at Valleyview Arena on Saturday, posting a 9-0 win in atom recreation play.
Recording points for the winners were Aidan McPhee (3G, 1A) Domenico Comita (2G, 4A), Ben Smith (2G), Keegan Leblanc (1G, 1A), Kyle Proulx (1G), Sterling Von Dehn (2A), Maxwell Hinkson (2A), Devin Smith (2A) and Colby Cooper (1A).
Sam Fawcett posted the shutout.
Team 2 posted a 7-4 win over Team 5 in bantam recreation play on Saturday.
Recording points for Team 5 were Austin Morphy (3G), Karn Mahal (1G, 1A), Ryan Fielding (1A) and Landon Wamboldt (1A).
Emma Gottfriedson and James Lamb split goaltending duties for Team 5.
No scoring details were submitted by Team 2.
The Kamloops Predators posted a 1-2-1 record at a bantam tier 2 tournament in Kelowna on the weekend.
Kamloops opened with a 2-2 tie against Semiahmoo, then suffered two consecutive losses — 5-1 to Vancouver and 3-1 to Trail — before bouncing back with 6-4 win over Kelowna.
Recording points for the Predators were Ryan Ignace (1G, 1A), Brendan Mongey (3G), Stefan Nesci (1G 3A), Max Patterson (3A), Tony Dennis (2A), Mac Alberts (2G) Bennett Hunter (1G), Bryce McDonald (1G), Rylan Van Unen (1G), Matthew Facchinelli (1A), Michael Van Unen (1A) and Rylan Douglas(1A).
Matthew Hicketts and Reid Gladman shared goaltending duties for Kamloops throughout the tournament.
Nailing them down
The Western Roofing Nailers topped the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 11-4 in atom development exhibition play on Sunday at Memorial Arena.
Recording points for the Nailers were Logan Stankoven (4G, 1A), Nolan Virgo (3G), Brendan Kirschner (1G, 1A), Harrison Ewert (1G), Carson Evoy (1G), Matthew Mariona (1G), Devin Benson (1A), Andrew Senger (1A), Jacob Proulx (1A), Noah Bradley (1A) and Austin Hammond (1A).
Austin Krug and Adam Niles split time between the pipes. for the Nailers.
The Oilers beat the Vipers 8-3 in atom recreation play on Sunday.
No scoring details were submitted.
The Kamloops Players Bench Raiders dropped a pair of games to hometown Greater Trail in peewee tier 2 play on the weekend.
Trail blanked Kamloops 2-0 on Saturday and 4-0 on Sunday.
Jarrett Larsen, who made 33 saves on Saturday, and Ethan Langenegger, who stopped 36 shots on Sunday, did their best to quell the Trail onslaught between the pipes for Kamloops.
The reigning Western Canadian champion Kamloops Vibe opener their South Coast Female Amateur Hockey League campaign with four wins on the weekend.
Kamloops, playing in Surrey, knocked off the Victoria Phantoms, 4-1, the Richmond Devils, 2-0, the Trinity Western Titans, 8-0, and Victoria, 4-0.
Ashley Fisher posted two shutout wins in net for the Vibe and Alissa Hibbert recorded a doughnut of her own.
Recording points on the weekend were Shelby Easton (5G, 1A), Alyssa Reid (2G, 4A), Rochelle Smith (2G, 4A), Elaine Topolnisky (3G, 2A), Jenna Ormandy (4G, 1A), Gaylene Smith (4A), Kayla Keeping (1G, 2A) and Desiree Blair (1G, 2A)
The Vibe's next games are scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. and Sunday, Oct. 21 at 11:15 a.m — both will be played against Simon Fraser University at McArthur Island Sports and Event Centre.
Kamloops doubled Winfield 8-4 in peewee tier 3 play at Memorial Arena on Saturday.
Recording points for the home team were Brandon Gremaud (2G,1A), Brendan Mucha (2G), Lane Grunerud (1G,1A), Haden Nordick (1G,1A), Corson Nordick (1G), Hunter Dairon (1G), Eric Bertuzzi (2A), Benjamin Ward (2A) and Kaden Dempsey(1A).
Taylor Kaban was in net for Kamloops.
The Kamloops Scotiabank Bandits finished in a tie for fourth at the Winfield Bruins atom development tournament on the weekend.
The Bandits opened pool play Friday with an 8-1 loss to the Vernon Venom. Tyson Galloway scored the lone marker for Scotiabank, while Bailey Monteith and Zach Kohorst split netminding duties.
The Bandits roared back on Saturday morning to down host Winfield 8-5. Reed Watson led the way with two goals, while Galloway, Reagan Milburn, Brendan Hunchak, Branden Toye, Justin Vinterlik and Keegan Fletcher each singled in support of winning goaltender Kohorst. Vinterlik also picked up two assists.
The Bandits wrapped up pool play with a 4-3 loss to the Kelowna Legends on Saturday afternoon — a game Kamloops trailed 4-0 after nine minutes, but rallied to not only make it close, but to nearly tie it in the final two minutes of play. Vinterlik, Michael Hutchison and Connor Jensen tallied for Kamloops, which went with Monteith between the pipes.
Scotiabank then met the Legends again Sunday in the game for fourth place. This time, the teams waged a back-and-forth battle and settled for a 4-4 draw. Watson, Vinterlik, Galloway and Milburn scored for the Bandits and Kohorst stood tall in net.
Milburn, Fletcher, Vinterlik and Galloway were all winners of the tourney’s game MVP Heart and Hustle awards. Fletcher, Kohorst, Vinterlik and Luke Petrie nabbed the team’s hardhat award for hardest-working player.
The Bandits return to league play on Sunday, when Vernon pays a visit to McArthur Island Sports and Event Centre at 9:30 a.m.
Lions on top
The North Kamloops Lions edged Merritt 3-2 in bantam tier 3 play on Saturday.
Notching points for the Leos were Conan Poss (1G, 2A), Garrett Kellington (1G, 1A), Wyatt Brook (1A) and Gabe Graham Boyde (1A).
Nicolas Boehm backstopped the winners.
Mystix on the road
The Kamloops Mystix posted a 1-3 mark at the Williams Lake Bantam Female Rep Hockey Tournament on the weekend.
Terrace and Prince George knocked off Kamloops 4-1 and 3-2, respectively, before Vernon blanked the Mystix 4-0.
Kamloops ended on a high note with a 4-2 win over Williams Lake.
Recording points for Kamloops were Anna Morrish (2G), Lilly McLellan (1G, 1A), Hailey Ballati-Cooke (1G), Zoe Birkett (1A), Kendall Fitzgerald (1A), Jolene Hoover-Nelson (1G) and Allison Borrow (1G).
Sydney Carter was in net for the first and third games, with Ashlynn Nuerauter getting the call for the second and fourth.
Kelowna edged Kamloops 3-2 in bantam tier 1 play on Saturday.
Alexander Buchanan (1G), Brendan Semchuk (1G), Michael Fidanza (1A), Rob Johnson (1A) and Aidan Bar-Lev-Wise (1A) recorded points for Kamloops, which went with Daniel Toews between the pipes.