The Kamloops Player’s Bench Predators shaded the Vernon Sun Valley Sports Renegades 2-1 Wednesday in the 44th annual Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament.
Max Patterson and Bryce McDonald scored for the Predators, while Bryce Pyle, from Jagger Williamson, replied for Vernon in the Tier 2 Division.
Matthew Hicketts was in net for Kamloops, while Kieran Watts went the distance for Vernon at the McArthur Island Sports Centre. The Renegades faced the Castlegar Rebels Thursday afternoon.
There are 20 teams in the Tier 2 bracket.
Tyler Collens scored three times as the Salmon Arm Silvertips stuffed the New Westminster Royals 6-2. Nathan Plessis added two goals for Salmon Arm, with Dawson Head drawing three assists.