Morning Star Staff
The Five Star Awards Rebels toppled the North Okanagan Knights 6-2 in North Okanagan Bantam Super Hockey League play at Civic Arena.
Maisun Ang-Hamilton led the Rebel charge with a hat trick. Eight minutes in, Morgan Martens relayed Tyler Kruysifix’s outlet pass to Ang-Hamilton, who galloped through the Knight defence and notched his first with some swashbuckling moves.
The visitors leveled the score three minutes later. Then, late in the first, faceoff ace Cole Grevatt drew the puck to Ephren Potter-Cramer. Braydon Beese made a beeline to the net, and Potter-Cramer pumped the go-ahead goal.
Three minutes into the middle stanza, Potter-Cramer tracked down a dump-in and centered to Beese, who promptly converted.
Early in the third, Potter-Cramer hightailed down the left wing and added insurance with a piping bolt to the top corner.
The Knights got one back off the ensuing draw. Speed demon Ang-Hamilton closed out the scoring with back-to-back bullets off the right wing, after lead passes from Owen Swiscoski and Tyler Hamilton.
The Vernon DCT Chambers Cougars were ambushed 8-2 by Salmon Arm Three Buoys Storage in other Bantam play Saturday at the Shaw Centre.
A slow start and momentum-sapping penalties had the Cougars down 6-2 at the halfway point, getting both goals from Ashton Pede.
DCT got some great individual two-way efforts from Easton Rayner, Jackson Sampert and Derek Pereboom.
In Atom action, the North Okanagan McDonalds White Knights dispatched Salmon Arm McDonalds Wolfpack 11-4 and bowed 5-4 to Salmon Arm Save On Foods Hawks,
Aidan White supplied four goals as the Knights won Saturday at the Shaw Centre. Kade Blair, with a hat trick, and Alex Hart and Cody Collette, each with deuces, completed the attack in front of Braydon Rypkema.
Kohen Pounder counted two goals as the Knights lost Sunday in the Shuswap. Phoenix Cardinal and Waylen Stowards added singles.
The Lumby Bannister GM and Irly Bird Building Centres Stars stopped Sladen Moore 4-2 in Pee Wee play.
Bryden Murray (2), Ryder Quibell and Quintin O’Neill , off a sweet pass from Zachary Young, handled the Lumby attack in front of James Wraight. Great hustle came from rookie Kolby English.
Tage Kineshanko had 4+1, while d-man Matt Yaremcio and captain Conner Seehaver pulled hat tricks as the Bantam Stars iced the North Okanagan Knights 14-1 in Enderby.
Linden Catt (2), Noah Clarke (1+4) and Tye Krause also scored in front of a stellar Parker Stadnyk Saturday.
Kineshanko bagged 4+3 as the Stars iced the Salmon Arm Legends 11-4 Sunday. Krause and Clarke netted a pair each.
Seehaver, Catt and Yaremcio added singles for the 4-0 Stars, sponsored by Great West Life/Green Velvet Lawn.
Captain Cody Webb pocketed a pair of goals as Vernon Authentic Plaque & Trophy Hawks grounded the Nedco Blazers 6-3 in Midget play Sunday night at Civic.
Hayden Vardon, Seb Wenger, Sean Howard and Nick Mitchell contributed singles in front of Dalton Stenberg and Nick Maglio.
Kaylan Lawrence, Colton Schaper-Kotter and Dexter Weiten countered for the Blazers.
Noah Foufoulas stopped 34 shots and Reid Lawrence earned 1+2 as the Blazers stopped the Corbett Office Plus Kings 5-3 Friday night. Kaylan Lawrence, Schaper-Kotter, Weiten and Keenon Jeberg provided singles.
Branden Lehoux, Lucas Towers and Brogan Houston replied for the 4-2 Kings.
The Vernon Talon Benefits Thrashers padded their first-place record to 5-0-1 with a 3-0 Sunday win over Winfield at Priest Valley Arena.
Great defensive support was turned in by Mac Gilchrist, Jordan Romailer, Dakota Becker, Braeden Doak and Owen Cussvellar as Garrett Adams pulled off his second shutout of the weekend.
Chris Neuhaussen, Michael Pusey and Keefer Kaempf handled the Thrasher offence.
Aiden Rivard and Lorin Cappelletti each rang up decues as the Thrashers iced host Lakeside Printing Sting of Salmon Arm 6-0 Saturday. Neuhaussen provided 1+2, while Brendan Horsfield also scored.
Aiden Rivard and Lorin Cappelletti each rang up decues as the Talon Benefits Thrashers iced host Lakeside Printing Sting of Salmon Arm 6-0 in Midget Super Hockey League play Saturday.
Neuhaussen provided 1+2, while Brendan Horsfield also scored.
Riley Bos bagged the hatty and Landon Currie connected twice in two minutes as the Corbett Office Kings thumped the Sting 7-0 Sunday at PV.
Aaron Botterill and Nathan Tully produced additional goals for the Kings, who got dynamite defence from Lucas Towers
Currie carried the puck down the ice, dangled three Salmon Arm players and was mid-air when he scored top shelf.
Riley Bos scored the next two goals in the second period with Currie and Alyssa Racine assisting.
Final goal of the second period came when Nathan Tully scored from Nicholas Hartwig and Tavyn Best. Towers continues to dominate the defence with his consistent play and great scoring chances.
Ethan Huizinga was in net as the Kings bounced Blackburn Excavating 5-2 Saturday at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm.
Bos, Tully, Houston and Tavyn Best also scored for the Corbett crew. Brogan Houston dug the puck out of the corner and and cut in front and wired a wrister bar down for the prettiest goal of the night.
Captain Drew Muse converted twice as the North Okanagan Knights iced the Vernon Authentic Trophy & Plaque Hawks 6-2 Saturday at Nor-Val Sports Centre.
Seb Wenger and Nick Mann answered for the Hawks.