Bantam Vipers bite South OK

Vernon Sun Valley Source for Sports Vipers hoped to build on an opening-game win at the West Kelowna Bantam Tier 2 hockey tournament

Vernon Sun Valley Source for Sports Vipers hoped to build on an opening-game win at the West Kelowna Bantam Tier 2 hockey tournament.

The Vipers stung South Okanagan 8-3 in their opener Friday.

Nic Bolin and Eric Noren each had two goals and one assist for Vernon.

Corbin Hanson and Lee Christensen had 1+1 while single goals went to Cole Johnson and Lucas Wood.

Gavin Fleck and Trevor Kennedy chipped in with assists for the Vipers, who played without four regulars due to injury.

Head coach Brad Teale was happy with the play of AP call-ups Fleck, Kael Black and Jadon Foster.