KMHA round-up, Feb. 8 to Feb. 10
The Crushers and the Thunder tied 6-6 in Novice Orange division play at Valleyview Arena on Saturday.
Scoring for the Crushers were Owen Geiger (2), Zakery Anderson, Colton Day, Grady Egland and Jagger De La Gorgendiere.
Jake Bradley backstopped the Crushers.
Cooper MacLeod and Carter Steek each notched three goals for the Thunder, who went with Levi Costigan between the pipes.
The Kamloops Mini Blazers doubled the Steelheads 6-3 in peewee house play on Sunday at Brock Arena.
Keaton Dell (2G, 2A), Luke Rodrigue (3G, 1A), Zackary Pankuch (1A), AJ Mcinnis (1G, 1A) and Graham Epp (1A) recorded points for the Mini Blazers.
Kieran Outerbridge picked up the win in net.
Ethan Smith (2G), Taylor Russell (1G), Joel Crawford (1A) and Joshua Jensen (1A) racked up points for the Steelheads, who went with Summit Krause-Love in the crease.
The Kamloops Predators posted one win, one tie and two losses at a peewee recreation tournament in Princeton on the weekend.
Kamloops was blanked 3-0 by Surrey before bouncing back with a 2-1 win over Cloverdale. The Langley Rebels then downed the Predators 7-3. In its final game, Kamloops tied Princeton 2-2.
Recording points on the weekend for the Preds were Peter Buff (2G), Josh Harris (1G), Jacob Stewart (1G), Sage Pavlovich (1G), Kai Farenholtz (2G), Nolan Mongey (2A)
Harris and Ryan Clark split time between the pipes on the weekend, with Clark picking up the win against Cloverdale.
Assassins on target
The Assassins edged the Herricanes 7-6 in atom recreation play on the weekend.
Notching points for the Assassins were Jakob Bennett (2G), Skylar Wiltsie (1G), Tristin Collins (1G), Tristin Coetzer (2G) and Conlin Erichuk (1G).
Racking up points for the Herricanes were Natalie Knight (2G) and Cassidy Stasiuk (4G, 1A).
Spencer Ducharme backstopped the Assassins, while Rebekah Schmutz was in net for the Herricanes.
The North Kamloops Lions blanked Vernon 2-0 in Game 1 of a best-of-three midget tier 1 playoff series.
Cole Clifford and Jacob Coelho scored in support of Nolan Munden for the Lions.
Nailers pound opposition
The atom development Kamloops Nailers posted two wins on the weekend.
Kamloops downed Winfield 9-4 on Saturday and beat the Kelowna Kings 6-3 on Sunday.
Scoring on the weekend for the Nailers were Logan Stankoven (7G, 1A), Nolan Virgo (2G), Harrison Ewert (1G, 5A), Matthew Mariona (1G), Jacob Proulx (1G, 5A), Brendan Kirschner (2G), Noah Bradley (2A), Carter McLellan (1G, 2A), Andrew Senger (1A), Mason Swanton (1A), Carson Evoy (1A) and Sheldon Gerlib (1A).
Austin Krug and Adam Niles split time in the crease for the Nailers in both tilts.
Warriors out to play
The Westside Warriors eliminated the Kamloops Raiders in Round 2 of the peewee tier 2 playoffs on the weekend.
Westside won the best-of-three series 2-0, downing Kamloops 4-1 on Saturday and 5-0 on Sunday.
Eric Marasco (1G) and Evan Vinterlik (1A) were the only Raiders to notch points.
Ethan Langenegger and Jarrett Larsen played admirably between the pipes in defeat for Kamloops.
Playoff grudge match
The Kamloops Players Bench Raiders split the first two games of a bantam tier 2 playoff series with Penticton on the weekend.
Penticton scored a 4-3 overtime victory over Kamloops in Game 1 Saturday in Penticton, with the Raiders bouncing back with a 4-1 win on Sunday at Memorial Arena in the River City.
Recording points on the weekend for Kamloops were Michael Van Unen (2G, 1A), Stefan Nesci (4G), Rylan Douglas (3A), Matthew Facchinelli (2A), Rylan Van Unen (2A), Bryce McDonald (3A), Tony Dennis(1G) and David Collins(1A).
Matthew Hicketts patrolled the crease for the Raiders on the weekend.
Game 3 will be played in Penticton on Saturday, Feb. 16.
The Kamloops Titans opened the peewee recreational playoffs with a win and loss on the weekend.
The Titans defeated the Kamloops Vikings 5-2 on Saturday at Memorial Arena, with Christopher Penner scoring twice and Liam Rose, Sebastian Ouimet and Angus McQuillan-Gordon adding singles.
Rose, Spencer Shyiak and Kyle Brayer added assists, while Atticus Foulds secured the win in net.
Connor Humphrey and Cole Standon replied for the Vikings, who had Xavier Cannon between the pipes.
The Titans then dropped a 6-1 decision to the Kamloops Thunderbirds on Sunday at Brock Arena, with Shyiak scored the lone Titans' goal on an assist from McQuillan-Gordon.
Elijah Joly was in goal for the Titans.
The Thunderbirds were paced by Jordan DeVries' four goals and two assists, singles from Grayden Baker and Aidan Kennedy and a pair assists from Jared Pringle.
Josh Humphrey notched the win in net for the T-Birds.
The Jani King Stars won silver at a 12-team midget recreation tournament in Kamloops on the weekend.
Dallas Stachoski scored a hat-trick in the final for Jani King, but it was not enough to push his squad to victory, with Hope earning a 7-6 win.
Also notching points in the final for Kamloops were Lucas Colgan (1G), Jesse Bingham Hall (2G), Lucas Kemp (1A), Graham Kemp (1A), Ty Nielsen (2A), Kyle Patterson (2A) and Jordan Moore (2A).
Cole Loring and Cole Feere split time between the pipes for the Stars, while Blake Steptoe earned the game MVP award.
Also earning Game MVP awards on the weekend for Kamloops were Stachoski, Kyle Patterson, Lucas Kemp and Graham Kemp.
The Stars met two other Kamloops teams at the tournament, winning 7-4 over the Dan's Collision Centre Roos and beating Dirty Brian and the Boys 7-4.
Scoring for the Roos were AJ Hanna (1G, 2A), Aiden Demers (2G, 2A), Keaton Noble (1G, 1A), Nathan Demers (1A) and Dayne De La Roode (1A).
Mac Whitmore and John Collins split time in net for the Roos.
Tallying points for Dirty Brian were Josh Campbell (1G, 1A), Darion Nordick (2G) and Riley Polacik (1G, 3A).
Derek Lapierre and Jake Birkland split goaltending duties for the Boys.
The Jani King Stars edged the North Kamloops Elks 6-5 in midget recreation league play.
The Stars were led offensively by Jesse Bingham-Hall (3G, 2A), Ty Nielsen (1G, 1A), Jordan Moore (1G), Lucas Kemp (1G), Max Mittelsteadt (2A) and Blake Steptoe (1A).
Cole Loring earned the win in net.
Recording points for the Elks were Parker Klassen (3G, 1A), Spencer Hamer-Jackson (1G, 1A), Clinton Hutchinson (1G), Kyle Ellis (2A), Kelly Lieverse (1A), Travis Bittner (1A) and Chet Flanagan (1A).
Jared Poelzer and Dylan Campbell split goaltending duties for North Kamloops.
The Southgate Radiator Kamloops Ice Dawgs earned a 4-2 win over Team 1 in peewee recreation play on Sunday at Memorial Arena.
Racking up points for the Ice Dawgs were Jarrett Daoust (2G), Wil Alberts (1G, 1A) and Austin Stanton (1G).
Austen Martin backstopped the Ice Dawgs.
Josh Olynyk scored twice for Team 1, which went with Nik Shufletoski in net.
North Kamloops down a game
South Okanagan edged North Kamloops 4-3 in Game 1 of a peewee tier 3 playoff series at Valleyview Arena on Sunday.
Ben Ward (1G), Kaden Dempsey (1G,1A), Brendan Mucha (1G) and Brandon Gremaud (1A) racked up points for North Kamloops, which went with Nathan Nesci between the pipes.
Game 2 will be played in Osyoos on Saturday.
Bandits win bronze
The Kamloops Scotiabank Bandits had a perfect weekend at the Williams Lake Timberwolves Atom Development Tournament, which wrapped up on Sunday.
Ty Haywood-Farmer scored the game-winning goal as the Bandits opened with a 4-3 victory over the Prince George AtoMc Bombs on Friday.
Reed Watson, Trey Dergousoff and Reagan Milburn also tallied in support of winning goaltender Bailey Monteith.
Kamloops then dumped the Prince George AtoMc Slashers 6-1 on Friday night.
Haywood-Farmer scored twice more, and Ethan Kaban added a goal and three assists.
Milburn, Michael Hutchison and Aidan Sutter also scored and Tyson Galloway picked up three helpers.
Zach Kohorst stood tall in net, coming within a hair of recording the shutout.
The Bandits continued to roll with a 5-1 victory over the host Timberwolves on Saturday, with Milburn, Galloway, Dergousoff, Branden Toye and Justin Vinterlik providing the offence.
Sutter set up two goals and Kohorst again was winning goalie.
The three victories landed Kamloops in a three-way tie for first place in the 10-team modified round-robin.
After tiebreakers, the Bandits headed to Sunday’s bronze-medal game and finished their perfect weekend with an 8-2 drubbing of the Quesnel Thunder.
Sutter had a hat trick to lead the way, with Brendan Hunchak tallying twice and Galloway, Milburn and Toye each scoring once.
Monteith picked up the goaltending victory.
Game MVPs for the weekend were Haywood-Farmer, Galloway, Kohorst and Sutter. Hardhat winners were Luke Petrie, Kohorst, Milburn and Watson.
The Bandits play host to a pair of OMAHA league games this weekend, with Kelowna 1 paying a visit to Valleyview Arena at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday and Salmon Arm coming to McArthur Island Sports and Events Centre on Sunday. Game time is 3 p.m.