The Nedco Dudes recorded a pair of home-ice North Okanagan Midget Super League hockey wins last weekend.
Overager Dallas Zupp supplied 2+2 as the Dudes brushed back the Vernon Seed Orchard Thunderhawks 5-3 Saturday night at Civic Arena.
Kristian Currie, overager Taylor Hamilton-Gee and Marcus Finn added singles for the Dudes, who got stellar defence from Kyle Evans, Julian Darkanzanli, Brandon Magnus and Daniel Desjarlais and goalies Jared Larsen and Corey Lehoux. The Dudes showed great early-season form by killing off seven penalties.
Garrett Dansereau bagged a first period hat trick as the Dudes bounced the Winfield Bruins 10-2 Sunday night at Civic.
Zupp also registered a hattie and first-year player Connor Loewen chipped in with two assists.
Bosquet banks buzzer-beater
In other Midget action, Austin Bosquet scored with two seconds left as KT’s Restaurant Blues tied the North Okanagan Knights 5-5 Sunday night at Civic Arena.
Bosquet had one goal and one assist earlier, while Cameron Sawdon also scored twice and overager Kyle Clarke provided a single. Travis Webster had two assists.
The line of overager Justin Mitchell (3+3), his kid brother Luc (2+2) and Jeff Hiscoe (1+1) jumpstarted the Talon Benefits Hawks in a 7-5 win over Blackburn Excavating of Salmon Arm Sunday night at Priest Valley Arena.
Bradon Gilowski also scored for the Hawks, who had Bryce Dyck in net.
The DCT Chambers Coyotes did most of their scoring in the first period in a 5-1 Bantam league victory over the Corbett Office Supply Spartans Sunday at Wesbild Centre.
Jacob Marshall opened the DCT scoring with a backhander, assisted by Adam Sacht. Dex Elders then pulled a natural hat trick with assists from Sacht, Cole Martin and Marshall Sacht scored on a solo effort in the second period.
Chris Moore chipped a great cross ice pass from Kevin Sullivan to the far side of the net, for the Spartan goal.
The Coyotes ambushed Winfield 23-2 Saturday at Civic with Elders pocketing 5+3, Parker Wadsworth getting 4+4 and Martin earning 3+2 in support of Jake Holland and Nick Foufoulas.
Adam Roemer’s second hat trick of the season gave the Interior Savings Flyers a 9-6 win over Salmon Arm 1 Saturday at Civic.
Jaden Steinke (2+1) and Keefer Kaempf (1+ 3) broke the tie in the third period. The Flyers got two assists from Darnell Hauca and other goals from Tiege Doughty, Braeden Doak and Adam McIvor.
The Scotiabank Lightning stretched their winning streak to three games by bouncing the Five Star Awards Bulldogs 6-2 Saturday.
The Lightning were backed by a strong defence who weren’t afraid to join the rush on goal. Both netminders were kept busy.
In Pee Wee Super League play, the Stevenson Mechanical Blues built up a 5-0 first-period lead and cruised to an 11-5 win over the Lumby Stars Sunday morning at Wesbild Centre.
Zackary Laranjo and Reid Lawrence sparked the offence with four goals each as the Blues won their third straight.
“Zackary had a huge game to ignite the offence,” said Blues’ head coach Dustin Webber. “And the brother-sister defence tandem of Halle and Will Higgins-Wilson were rock-solid on the blueline. Halle was particularly feisty.”
Cody Webb had two goals for the Blues, who received solid goaltending from Dylan Blazek and Sam Knox. Keenon Jeberg added 1+2.
Trayton Philips had three goals for the never-say-die Stars, who cut the lead to 5-3 early in the second period.
Drew McKenzie and Tage Kineshanko had the other goals in support of Cameron Pryor.
Butcher Boys post two Pee Wee wins
The Butcher Boy Titans managed back-to-back wins, slamming the Salmon Arm Titans 10-2 Saturday afternoon at Priest Valley and then clipping the Sub City Donair Devils 7-6 Sunday morning at Civic.
Landen Harison collected 4+1 versus the Titans, while Tyson Sampert bagged 2+2, Chris Aldrich had 1+2 and other goals came from Miles Wohlford, Sean Howard and Anthony Kennedy.
Rookie Talon Williams and Nick Hartwig skated hard with their lines, while the blue line of Dakota Becker, Mac Gilchrist, Troy Main and Howard stymied Salmon Arm. Caenna Wisse was solid in net.
The Butcher Boys gang were down 3-0 to the Devils early Sunday morning before winning a thriller.
Sampert registered two snipes and one assist in the third period. Harison, Wohlford, Howard, Williams and Aldrich contributed singles.
Williams, Jacob Baycroft and Hartwig showed lots of hustle and good position. Wisse earned the win.
Nick Mitchell supplied 4+2 and linemate Chase Batchelor added 2+2 as the Bannister GM Flames smothered the Sicamous Predators 8-0 Sunday afternoon at PV.
Aaron Jodoin and Sam White added singles in support of Reece Hawthorne. D-men Carter Morris, Jonas Ramsey, Isaac White and captain Brooke Berube were fabulous.