Midget Stars snap steak in Kamloops

The Lumby Stars ended their losing streak by going 2-2 at the Kamloops Invitational Midget Female Midget Hockey Tournament.

Morning Star Staff

The Lumby Stars ended their losing streak by going 2-2 at the Kamloops Invitational Midget Female Midget Hockey Tournament.

The Stars lost their opener 5-4 to Kamloops with captain Taylor Cousins supplying 2+2, Vanessa Yaremcio also scoring a deuce and Ashton Jones getting one. Josey Nerling drew one assist and took game MVP.

Game 2 saw the Stars win their first game of the season, 3-1 over Seattle. Nerling bagged two goals and Morgan Holland added a single.

Coaches Jon Kineshanko, Steve Cousins and Ashley Tinney’s defensive crew were dynamic in front of Emily Romailler, playing her second game of the season in net and claiming MVP.

The Stars then fell 7-2 to Ridge Meadows withMVP Wynter Vanderveen posting both Lumby goals, one shorthanded.

Taylor Sexsmith and Haylee Gosselin played hard up front and goalie Josie Sexsmith shut down Meadow Ridge on a third-period penalty shot.

The Stars finished by brushing back Tri-Cities 5-4 on two snipes from MVP Gosselin and singles from Vanderveen, rookie Kalen Webster, with her first-ever goal, and Demi Williamson.

Cole Benjaminsen, Seb Wenger and Brett Lambert each rang up deuces as the Corbett Office Plus Kings grounded the Talon Benefits Redds 7-3 in a Midget showdown at Civic. Reid Lawrence also scored for the Kings, while Rowan Wood (2) and Keefer Kaempf replied for the Talon crew.

Brendan Horsfield bagged a deuce as the Redds stuffed the Salmon Arm Lakeside Printing Sting 7-3 at the Shaw Centre. Singles went to Wood, Kaempf, Owen Cusveller and Fernando Aarts-Cabrera.

The Nedco Gunslingers iced Vernon Authentic Trophy & Plaques Snakes 6-2 in a heated battle Saturday night at Civic.

Tanner Franje-Gilbert blasted a beauty shot from the point, with assists to newly signed Sean Howard and d-man Travis Aeichele, making it 1-0.

Howard converterd midway through the second period before Darnell Hauca replied for the Snakes.

Nick Mann made it 3-1 before Nick Mitchell countered for the Snakes a minute later. It was all Slingers after that with captain Parker Wadsworth scoring twice and Braydie Allan once. Nedco is third at 5-2-1, the Snakes fourth at 3-4.

The Snakes parlayed two goals from Hauca into a 7-1 win over the North Okanagan Knights Sunday night at Civic.

Mitchell, Cole Martin, Tyler Semeniuk, Kaiden Parton and Branden Lehoux contributed singles for the Snakes. Devon Rempel spoiled Jake Holland’s shutout bid with 8:20 to play.

D-man Ryley Johnson provided 2+1 as the Kings smothered Blackburn Excavating of Salmon Arm 6-2 Sunday at Civic. Benjaminsen, with two, Lambert and Cole Bradley, each with 1+2, completed the Kings’ offence. D-man Liam Hennig had 2A.


In Novice play, Lumby Gorman Bros. Stars iced Tim Hortons Snipers 7-6 and fell 8-6 to Winfield. Kobe Maltman (4) and Caden Oliver (2) sparked the Stars’ win, while Maltman (3), Oliver (2) and Matthew Leach counted goals against Winfield.



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