Morning Star Staff
Tage Kineshanko rang up 7+2 as the Lumby Stars rattled the Five Stars Awards Rebels 15-3 in their North Okanagan Bantam Super Hockey League season opener at Civic Arena.
Tye Krause pocketed 4+2, while Linden Catt counted 2+4 for Lumby, who got clutch helpers from Domenik Porteous..
Captain Connor Seehaver added a pair of snipes unassisted. Parker Stadnyk was strong in net with a dynamic defensive effort coming from Emily Romailler and Andrew Ranelli
The Stars, sponsored by Great West Equipment and Green Velvet Lawn Care shut out the Winfield Bruins 13-0 Sunday at Pat Duke Memorial Arena.
Kineshanko earned 5+2, while Matt Yaremcio buried a howitzer from the blue line midway through the second and finished with 2+1. Noah Clarke added 1+2, while singles were added by Catt, Seehaver Emma Roine, Rory Campbell and Emily Romailler in front of Stadnyk.
In other Bantam play, the DCT Chambers Cougars opened their season with 6-3 loss to Salmon Arm North Broadview Plumbing & Heating Rusty Blades Saturday at Civic.
Dylan Wapple broke through the defence and roofed a wrister up under the cross bar for the first official DCT goal of the season.
‘Youngblood’ Kim scored a beauty one-timer on a great feed from Maddex Fremont, while the Cougars got their final goal shortly after when Griffin Fletcher deflected point shot from Zach Manthorne.
The Cougars got great hustle and leadership from Byron James and heads-up play from Bradley Halvorson.
The host Lumby Midget Female Stars fell 4-2 to Penticton in their Hockeyville season opener Saturday afternoon.
Captain Taylor Cousins scored on an assist from Josie Sexsmith for the Stars’ first goal, while Sexsmith scored on a Morgan Holland feed.
Goalie Tyra Cunningham, playing her first game as a Star, was outstanding. Shots on net were 32-16 for Penticton. The three stars were Cunningham, Sexsmith and d-man Shelby Richard.
The Stars battled Kelowna to a 3-3 tie Sunday at Pat Duke Memorial with goals coming from Holland, Sexsmith and Vanessa Yaremcio. Josey Nerling drew two helpers.
Arianna Kositsin,in her debut as a goalie for the Stars,was rock solid. The three stars were Kositsin, Roine and Kalen Webster.
Brendan Horsfield pulled the hat trick as the Talon Benefits Hawks grounded the Nedco ??? 6-3 in Midget Super League play Saturday night at Civic Arena.
Lorin Cappelletti, Michael Pusey and Jordan Romaillier added singles for the Hawks, while Chapperon Chillihitzia, Adam Young and Nick Poirier replied for Nedco.
Blackburn Excavating rallied to tie the Hawks 3-3 in a Sunday matinee at the Shaw Centre. Jaden Steinke (2) and Horsefield handled the offence.
The Corbett Office Plus Kings brushed back the Vernon Authentic Trophy & Plaque Vapors 4-2 in other Midget action Saturday at Civic.
Tireless Landon Currie opened the Kings’ scoring in the first period, assisted by Branden Lehoux and Liam Hennig. Landen Harison and Sean Howard countered to put the Vapors in front.
D-man Liam Hennig used his glove to drop a flying puck and slap it five-hole fror the 2-2 equalizer early in the third. Branden Lehoux netted the winner two minutes later, assisted by Currie.
Riley Bos hammered in a loose puck, assists going to Currie and Sam White, for insurance. Ethan Huizinga made several key saves for the Kings.
The Kings iced the Winfield Bruins 5-2 in a rugged tilt Sunday with Jim Brodoway, Alyssa Racine, Sam White, Bos and Nathan Tully supplying goals in front of Huizinga.
Rookie Steve Benischek pulled the hatty as the Vapors dispatched the Lakeside Printing Sting of Samon Arm Sunday at Civic.
Seb Wenger, Harison and Cody Webb, each with 1+3, Halle Higgins-Wilson, Sam Frisby, Travis Aiechele, Howard and Will Higgins-Wilson completed the Vapor attack.
The Vapors held off Nedco 6-4 in exhibition play Monday night at Civic, goals coming from Howard, Nick Mann, Frisby, Kaden Doughty, Nick Mitchell and Tiege Doughty.
Nedco’s offence was provided by Lawrence (2), Colton Schaper-Kotter and Aaron Jodoin.
The Lumby Stars, sponsored by Bannister GM and Irly Bird Building Centers, stopped Winfield #1 Bruins 8-3 and mauled the Vernon Butcher Boys Bears 16-1 in Pee Wee play.
Ryder Quibell, Zachary Young and Quintin O’Neill each bagged deuces in Saturday’s win over Winfeld. Tori Maltman and Bryden Murray added singles.
Young was on fire with five goals as the Stars slammed the Bears. Murray produced four goals, while Jack Laventure and Quintin O’Neill each had deuces and Quibell, Tori Maltman and Jace Catt each scored once. Seth Maglio replied for Butcher Boys.
The Lumby Stars jumpstarted the Atom season by toppling Salmon Arm 8-4 and outlasting Winfield 15-6.
The Stars, coached by Shawn Maltman and assistants Derek Murray, Cole Young and Barry Wilson, got two snipes from Colton Young and one apiece from Ryan James, Donovan Wilson, Kobe Maltman, Axel Manson, Grady Krause and Christopher Lutgen versus Salmon Arm.
Young recorded the hatty, while Wilson and Krause each potted a pair as the Stars stuffed host Winfield.
Excellent goaltending was exhibited by Kaleb Murray, including one show-stopper which had the arena shaking.