Terry Johnson of the Vernon Red Devils (front) drives to the net against Pacey Nelson of the Abbotsford Rebels in the 10-team Vernon Atom Hockey Tournament Saturday at the Civic Arena.

Cecchini boosts Bolts

Stevenson Mechanical Bolts blast Salmar Classics 10-4 in North Okanagan Pee Wee Super Hockey League play Sunday at Civic Arena.

Shaelyn Cecchini pulled the hat trick as the Stevenson Mechanical Bolts blasted Salmar Classics 10-4 in North Okanagan Pee Wee Super Hockey League play Sunday at Civic Arena.

Cecchini’s linemates Sapien Joe (1+3) and Easton Rayner (3A) also had productive games. Jordyn Morris and Chris Bond each registered deuces.

After the Bolts surrendered the first goal, Cecchini got the home team rolling as she steered in a rebound on the power play.

Logan Thoma started the next scoring play, sending the puck back to Bradley Halvorson, who hit Caleb James with a stretch pass.

James swooped through Salmon Arm’s back line and rippled mesh from the top of the circle.  Vernon’s third came as Bond won an offensive draw over to Morris, whose rebound Bond promptly cashed.

After Salmar narrowed the gap late in the first, Joe burst into Salmon Arm territory and rifled one in on the short side.

The Joe line struck again as Rayner fired on net and Cecchini added the finishing touch.  Next, Bond, Morris and Ronan Bedard stormed the Salmar net, culminating in a roof job by Bond.

Cecchini then completed her hat trick in style, blazing down the right wing and ripping a shot past the goalie’s blocker. The Bolts banked their fifth straight goal, when Rayner sent Joe in alone and he went high glove.

In the third, Morris found the net twice.  First, she stole the puck inside the Salmar line and victimized the goalie with a deke to the backhand.  Morris notched her second on a one-timer, set up artfully by James.

The Bannister GM Blazers torched the host Winfield Bruins 10-0 Sunday morning.

Cody Beckner and Jayden Veit both counted hat tricks as the Blazers improved to 5-1.

Aiden Skinner, Aiden Rivard, Dawson Martian and Brayden Riguidel added singles. Ethan Vryen-hoek, Griffen Fletcher and Nick Tilby each contributed four assists.

Stand-up dynamic defence by Tydon Louis and Tyler Kruysifix and clutch play from Brenden James helped Jared Ross earn the shutout.

The Sladen Moore Atom/Pee Wee Lakers bowed 9-1 to Kelowna Saturday at Kal Tire Place.

Sarah Claeys scored for the Lakers, who got solid offensive efforts from Camryn Beacom and Ivy Scott. Hustling defensive play was turned in by Jaya Chauhan, Emily Branter and Vanessa Kerr.

The Corbett Office Plus Royals lost 6-1 to Salmon Arm Blackburn Excavating in Midget action Sunday night at Civic.

Adam Roemer, on a sweet feed by Hayden Vardon, scored for the Royals, who got solid goaltending from Garrett Adams.

The Rebels stuffed the North Okanagan Knights 8-1 in North Okanagan Pee Wee Super League play Saturday at Nor-Val Sports Centre.

Liam Reid and Andrew Kositsin each supplied deuces, while Nicolas Petty, Owen Lawrence, Ryan Vandesande and Chris Reinhardt netted singles in support of  Jakob Aeichele.

In Bantam Super League play, the North Okanagan Knights ambushed the Interior Savings Just Orange 8-1 Saturday at Enderby Arena.

Chase Batchelor redirected a Callum Leong shot past Wyatt Fowler midway through the first period to give Just Orange a 1-0 lead. After that, it was all North Okanagan, who got two goals apiece from Wesley Graves and Korden Haller.

Five Star Awards Cougars and Salmon Arm Fix Auto Senators tied 5-5 in other Bantam play Sunday at Civic.

The Cougars tied it 1-1 at 10:26 when Brayden Beacom set up Tanner Franje-Gilbert for a hard one-timer that went in off a Senator player.

The Senators took 2-1 lead at the 7:10 mark on a goal by Dom Barbosa, assisted by Liam Alstad.

At 4:07, the Cougars tied it 2-2 when Nick Hartwig blocked a shot from the point and won a foot race down the ice to score on a pin point slap shot low to the glove side.

The Senators led 4-2 after 20 minutes, but  early in the second period, Aaron Jodoin set up Reid Lawrence in the slot for a wicked wrister. The Sens went ahead by two shortly after.

Lawrence scored, unassisted, with another bullet shot from the slot midway through the third.

With 5:53 left, Talon Williams (on new skates) beat a defender and buried a shot, set up by Brayden Beacom and Chapperon Chillihitzia.

Nicholas Magglio and Jordan Foster made some key saves in net.

The Lumby Tirecraft Bantam-Midget Lakers clipped host Clearwater 3-2 Saturday.

Vanessa Yaremcio jumpstarted the Laker attack with a hard shot. Morgan Holland had the assist.

Yaremcio then assisted on a second-period goal by Wynter Vanderveen. The Lumby girls killed a late 5-on-3 penalty.

Alyssa Carter, named Hard Worker of the game, produced the winner on a Saylor Martian assist.Madison Johnson was strong in net with solid defence from Hanna Mitchell.

The Lumby Atom Stars, sponsored by Terry’s Automotive and Irly Bird Building Centre, lost to the host Winfield Bruins 7-5 Saturday.

The score was never more than a goal apart until Winfield’s late empty netter. Bryden Murray pocketed the creative hat trick and also earned the team’s hard hat for superb effort. Kyle Wheeler and Ryder Quibell also scored for the Stars.

Lumby’s defence of Andrew Ranelli, Cameron Smithson, Faith Seehaver, Riley Dewhirst and Kyle Wheeler worked hard in front of James Wraight.

The Vernon Summit Financial Ice Piratesl played hard in their 10-team Atom home tournament last weekend.

C.J. Maleniza was in net, while goals  came from Daniel McLennan, Jayden Attwood, Bryson Helmer and Dylan Hatalcik. Solid two-way support was turned in by Nikolas Maric, Brady Devries, Hunter Farrell, Evan Hopkins and Feenix Pasco, while holding strong on defence were Rory O’Brien, Bryce Mellors and Bradley Scabar.

The Tim Hortons Wolverines played their first Novice Division game of the season, falling 6-4 to the Winfield Bruins.

Jace Collard (2), Mark Johnson and Clayton Colmorgen handled the offence with net detective Evan Woodruff keeping the Wolverines firmly in the game.

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