The Vernon Nixon Wenger Rattlers open their Pee Wee Tier 3 hockey tournament tonight (6:15) against the West Kelowna Warriors at Civic Arena.
Doug Fleck’s crew are in Pool A and will battle the Castlegar Jr. Rebels (6:45 a.m.) and the Quesnel Thunder (1:30 P.M.) in Saturday preliminary games.
The Chilliwack Jr. Bruins, Summerland Jets, Kelowna Rockets and Nelson Leafs make up Pool B.
Summerland faces Kelowna (4 p.m.), while Nelson goes up against Chilliwack (6:15 p.m.) in games today at Wesbild Centre. Quesnel and Castlegar meet in a 4 p.m. tilt at Civic.
The championship final goes Sunday (1:45 p.m.) at Civic.
Meanwhile, Cody Webb scored five times as the Stevenson Mechanical Blues brushed back the Bannister GM Flames 9-7 in Pee Wee Super League exhibition play Sunday at Priest Valley Arena.
Reid Lawrence (2), Keenon Jeberg and Braydie Allan-Webber also scored for the Blues, who led 9-3 after two periods. Kael Black and Lawrence each had two helpers
Nick Mitchell scored all seven goals for the Flames, who got solid showings from d-men Alyssa Racine and Isaac White.
In Saturday action, Finnian O’Keefe fired six goals as the Sub City Donair Devils iced the Flames 14-11 at Civic.
Brogan Houston (4), Chapperon Chillihitzia (2), Evangeline Koshure and Seb Wenger completed the Devils’ offence.
Mitchell (4), Jonas Ramsey (2), Chase Batchelor (2), Brooke Berube, Carly Southam and Reece Hawthorne replied for the Flames. Callum Leong supplied two assists.