Mason Robinson and Kael Black of the Vernon Bantam Tier 3 Vipers try to tap one past Langley Eagles goalie Justin Card. The Vipers fell 7-5 in their opener of their eight-team home hockey tournament Friday at Civic Arena.

Bantam Vipers 1-1 in home tourney

The Vernon Fix Auto Vipers dispatched the Revelstoke Grizzlies 8-6 in their home Bantam Tier 3 hockey tournament Saturday morning

Morning Star Staff

The Vernon Fix Auto Vipers dispatched the Revelstoke Grizzlies 8-6 in their home Bantam Tier 3 hockey tournament Saturday morning at Civic Arena.

Cory Lazar and Gavin Fleck each scored twice for the Vipers, who got singles from Jacob Green, Jadon Foster, Mason Robinson and Jacob Brewer. Jordan Foster went the distance in goal. Lucas Zubrod chipped in with three assists.

Revelstoke got deuces from Sammy Lerose and Rory Christie-Hoyle.

The Vipers opened the tourney with a 7-5 loss to the Langley Eagles Friday afternoon at Civic.

Fleck pulled the hat trick, while Foster converted on a bullet from the point and Kael Black scored unassisted with time running out. Aiden Spraggs took the loss.

Langley stopped the Kitimat Winterhawks 7-3 early Saturday morning at Civic.

Vernon, coached by Keith Green, Kevin Black and Doug Fleck, finished the round-robin with a Saturday  afternoon tilt against Kitimat.

In other action Friday night, the Winfield Bruins bounced the Kamloops Blazers 7-1, the Grizzlies doubled the Winterhawks 6-3 and thr Kelowna Rockets smothered Port Coquitlam 10-1.

The semifinals go today at 6 and 8:15 a.m. with the championship final scheduled for 12:45 p.m., all at Civic.

Consolation games go at 10:30 a.m. (Civic) and 11 a.m. (Priest Valley Arena).

 

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