Kamloops Venom start TOJLL season with victories in Snake Pit (with slideshow)

Two well-contested lacrosse games finished in favour of the Kamloops Venom on the weekend at Memorial Arena.

Kamloops bested the Penticton-based South Okanagan Flames 15-12 on Friday and Vernon Tigers 14-9 on Saturday to open the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League campaign.

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Mykl Drabiuk, with four goals and six points, and Jordan Bunce, with three goals and seven points, paced the Venom on Saturday, with goaltender Ethan Milobar stopping 54 shots in victory.

Callum Gorman had nine points, including three goals, against the Tigers on Saturday, with Kamloops netminder Troy Cuzzetto making 36 saves.

More than 350 fans were in attendance on Saturday.

Vernon (0-1) will play host to Kamloops (2-0) on Saturday. South Okanagan (0-1) and Vernon will square off in Penticton on Monday.

The three teams comprise the league in 2019.

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