Vernon Tigers force deciding game in TOJLL championship

Tigers erupt for 10 goals in final period to beat hometown Kamloops Venom 13-6; Game 5 goes Monday, 7:30 p.m., Kal Tire Place

One game, winner-take-all.

The Vernon Source For Sports Tigers forced a fifth and deciding game in the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League championship, erupting for 10 third-period goals in a 13-6 win over the Venom in Kamloops Thursday.

The fifth and deciding game is set for Monday, 7:30 p.m., at Kal Tire Place.

The winner will represent the league at the B.C. Junior B championships in Saanich starting July 31.

Kamloops led 1-0 after one period and 4-3 after 40 minutes, setting the stage for the Tigers’ offensive explosion.

Quintin Harrish led the Tigers with five goals while goalie Aaron Jensen made 54 saves.

See Sunday’s Morning Star for full details on Game 4.