Vernon Interior Savings Credit Union's  Keenon Jeberg breaks out of his own end past North Okanagan Knights' Keziah Broyden during North Okanagan Bantam Super League action Sunday afternoon at the Civic Arena.

Vernon Interior Savings Credit Union's Keenon Jeberg breaks out of his own end past North Okanagan Knights' Keziah Broyden during North Okanagan Bantam Super League action Sunday afternoon at the Civic Arena.

Lambert jumpstarts Nedco attack

Vernon Nedco Kings crowned Salmon Arm Blackburn Excavating 5-2 in North Okanagan Midget House Super League hockey action.

Morning Star Staff

Vernon Nedco Kings crowned Salmon Arm Blackburn Excavating 5-2 in North Okanagan Midget House Super League hockey action.

Brett Lambert had a hat trick for the Kings,  scoring twice in the third period, once on a breakaway, the other on assists from the un-retired Cole Benjaminsen and Mac Gilchrist. Alyssa Racine set Lambert up for his first of the night.

Jim Brodoway, from Seb Wenger and Reid Lawrence – playing hurt – on an assist from Ryley Johnson had the other goals for Nedco, who received strong play from goalie Noah Foufoulas and excellent hustle from Leland Riguedel, Liam Hennig and Noah de Balinhard on defence.

Jaden Steinke and Rowan Wood each scored three times as Vernon Talon Benefits blasted the North Okanagan Knights 12-2.

Adam Roemer had 2+2 for the Talon crew, while singles went to Alex Laurila, Layk Petersen, Nick Demetrick and Brendan Horsfield.

Jake Crandlemire and Liam Sutherland replied for the Knights.

The shortstaffed Vernon Authentic Plaque & Trophy Snakes held off Nedco 4-2 at Civic Arena behind three goals from Branden Lehoux.

Darnell Hauca also scored for the Snakes, who had six skaters and got great goaltending from Jake Holland and Rhys Larsen.

Aaron Botterill and Braydie Allen replied for Nedco.

In Pee Wee Super League play, the Lumby Stars, sponsored by Bannister GM and Great West Equipment, won their home opener, 17-2, over Chase.

Tye Krause led the Stars with eight goals. Ryder Quibell, Mia Maltman and Peter Romailler each added deuces, while Zachary Young, Linden Catt and Kaleb Pachel added singles in support of Parker Stadnyk.

Lumby lost 7-5 Sunday to Vernon Butcher Boys Rebels Sunday at Priest Valley Arena.

Krause pulled the hat trick while Catt added a pair. Romailler turned in another strong defensive  showing.

Rebel goaltender Jakob Aeichele unflinchingly repelled all 15 Lumby shots in the first period.The Rebels made their lone shot count, as Dawson Twamley broke in alone and buried a backhand.

The Rebels found their stride in the second, building a 3-0 lead. First, Connor Cecchini chipped the puck to Reilly Teager, who split the Lumby defence and rifled one to the roof.

Next, Ronan Bedard beetled down the right side and located Cole Grevatt, whose one-timer found the mark.  Krause popped a pair, and then Teager wheeled into the clear and rippled mesh again.

In the final frame, Teager blocked a Lumby point shot, broke away and notched his third with a cross-crease move to the forehand.  Krause followed with his third 23 seconds later, closing the gap to 5-3. Teager then trailed Quinn Soon into the Lumby zone, took the drop pass and wired his fourth from the ringette line.

Down by three, Lumby poured on the pressure.  In the Rebel net, it was Kassidy Schaper-Kotter’s turn to stand on her head.  Seven minutes into the third, she preserved the lead with a stunning right pad stop — one of her 20 saves in the final 20.  Rebel winger Morgan Martens put the game away, banging in a centering feed from Twamley.

In Saturday’s opener at Kal Tire Place, the Rebels seesawed to a 6-6 draw with the Bannister GM Blazers.

Bradley Halvorson put the Blazers on the board first, a mere 26 seconds after puck drop. The Rebels battled back with three straight, two from Bedard, followed by a Teager snipe.

Bryce Lauer, Twamley, and Connor Cecchini drew the assists.  Blazer Seth Maglio then bagged a late first period goal.  Early in the second, Kayden Bowering set up Bedard for his hat trick.

Shortly after Emma Raine tallied for Bannister, Bowering fed Cole Grevatt, who put the Rebels up 5-3.

Tyler Kruysifix cut the margin in half just before the break.  The Blazers carried the momentum into the third, grabbing the lead on goals by Max Stewart and Carter Rachwalski.  Twamley fired the equalizer with three minutes remaining.

 

 

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