Roine jumpstarts Lakers

Emma Roine scored twice as the Sladen Moore Lakers shut down Kelowna 4-0 in Sunday’s final of the Pee Wee Female Hockey Tournament

Vernon DCT Chambers Trucking Coyotes' forward Chris Aldrich (left) moves in on Salmon Arm Fix Auto Body defenceman Ethan Senger during North Okanagan Super Bantam Hockey League Sunday afternoon at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon DCT Chambers Trucking Coyotes' forward Chris Aldrich (left) moves in on Salmon Arm Fix Auto Body defenceman Ethan Senger during North Okanagan Super Bantam Hockey League Sunday afternoon at Kal Tire Place.

Morning Star Staff

Emma Roine scored twice as the Sladen Moore Lakers shut down Kelowna 4-0 in Sunday’s final of the Vernon Halloween Pee Wee Female Hockey Tournament at Civic Arena.

Sarah Claeys and Mackenzie Miller supplied singles for the Lakers, who went with Adryanna Kosistin and Katrina Winstanley in net.

Kristi Vassberg drew the assist on Claeys’ first-period winner. Ivy May Scott and Abby Lawlor also had helpers.

Robyn Alexis and Emily Branter provided bold defence for Vernon, while forwards Bailey Alexis and Paige Brayshaw turned in solid two-way showings for coach Mario Richard.

In Saturday prelminary games of the four-team tourney, the Lakers iced Kelowna 3-0 and smothered the Kamloops Mustangs 21-0.

Brooke Lawlor, Abby Lawlor and Scott handled the offence versus Kelowna, while Miller, Claeys, Alexis and Katelyn Andrews each pocketed hat tricks against Kamloops.

The Vernon Corbett Office Plus Royals shaded McBride 4-3 in a thrilling 10-round shootout Sunday to win the Merritt Midget Rec Hockey Tournament.

Goalie Garrett Adams and Kaiden Parton, who scored the winner, were the shootout heroes.

Jaden Steinke and Adam McIvor gave the Royals a 2-0 lead in the final with Brendan Horsfield and Austin Bosquet getting helpers. McBride stormed back to take a 3-2 lead but Adam Roemer scored a beauty to tie things in the third period. The shootout ended with Adams stonewalling the final McBride shooter.

In opening round-robin play, the Royals iced Merritt 10-4 with Bosquet (4), Rowan Wood (2+1), Keefer Kaempf (2), Horsfield and Parton earning goals. Cole Bradley and Ryan Jakes each collected two assists.

Vernon then ambushed Surrey 6-1 as Steinke pulled the hat trick and singles came from Kaempf, Roemer and Bosquet. Bradley had two assists.

Bosquet bagged 3+2 as the Corbett crew zapped Abbotsford 7-3. Horsefield, Vardon, Roemer and Steinke also scored, while Jakes and Bradley each had two helpers.

Vernon Seed Orchard Studs bounced back from scary Halloween losses to McBride and Langley, and finished with a tie and win in Merritt.

The Studs spotted Merritt three first-period goals before roaring back with four straight in a 4-4 draw.

Chris Moore went short-side shelf on a stretch pass from goalie Trey Spanier to start the onslaught. Kaylan Lawrence unassisted, Reece Schroeder, with the helper from German import Tim (Timbit) Key, and Dominic Loosli, from Schroeder and Lucas Williams, had the game almost wrapped before a last-minute equalizer from Merritt.

Spanier was sharp in the early going  as Merritt pressed hard.

Earlier, the Studs stopped Abbotsford 2-0 as Schroeder unleashed a wicked slapper from just inside the blueline, assisted from Darius Stone, for the third-period winner. Moore potted the empty netter in support of Kieran Watts. Schroeder, Key, Jakob Alexis, Noah Debalinhard and Jacob Soucy put up a wall on defence.

In Midget Super League play Saturday night at Civic, the  Talon Benefits Snakes iced the Lumby Stars 3-0 on goals from Nikolai Negraiff, Alex Laurila and Dustin Beckner.

The Nedco Fellas got 2+1 from Brett Lambert in a 4-3 win over the Snakes Sunday night at Civic.

Jim Brodoway and Bryton Stead also scored for Nedco, while Jeremy Pogue, Laurila and Tim Ufimtseff replied for the Snakes.

Jim Brodoway and Bryton Stead also scored for Nedco, while Jeremy Pogue, Laurila and Tim Ufimtseff replied for the Snakes.

The Stars tied Salmon Arm Sting 2-2 in a Sunday matinee at Pat Duke Memorial Arena.

Lumby went in front 1-0 on Salmon Arm as Conner Fair converted on the powerplay, assists to Kyle Beerstra and Logan Meier. D-men Cody Bauml and Reid Hackett played the whole first period without a break for the shortstaffed Stars.

Salmon Arm levelled the score just before ice clean and went ahead four minutes into the third. One minute later, Lumby tied it on a nice slap shot by Bauml.

Two goals in the second half and a remarkable penalty kill late in the game helped the Interior Savings Just Orange gain a 2-2 tie with the hometown Winfield Bruins in North Okanagan Bantam Super League action Sunday night.

After spotting the hosts a 2-0 lead through the midway ice clean, Evan Trottier got the Orange on the board late in the second period, one-timing a beautiful pass from Michael Pusey.

After some sustained pressure resulted in a face-off in Winfield territory, Chase Batchelor cleanly won the draw back to Dakota Becker at the left point. Becker walked in and rifled a wrister top corner midway through the third period to equalize.

Just Orange committed four body checking penalties in the final four minutes, resulting in the Bruins having a five-on-three for the rest of the game. The Interior Savings penalty killers denied the Bruins.

Batchelor dangled through four Bruins before being stopped in close by the goalie for the best shorthanded chance. Forwards Luca Maric and Jordan Romailler had strong games in support of steady goalies Sam Knox and Caedon Bellmann.

The DCT Chambers Coyotes grounded the Salmon Arm Fix Auto Senators 5-3 in Bantam play Sunday at Kal Tire Place.

Smooth skating d-man Colton Schaper-Kotter counted 1+3, while Jacob Baycroft, Will Higgins-Wilson, Chris Aldrich and Landen Harison also scored in front of goalies Craig Garnett and Isaac Waldemaras.

The Coyote Truckers fell 4-3 to Super League leading North Okanagan Knights in Saturday exhibition play.

Aldrich, Schaper-Kotter and Zack Laranjo had snipes for the Coyotes. Devon Rempel, Liam Dill, Rhys Smith and Brett Harder acored for the Knights.

Ryan Vandesande and Ephren Potter-Cramer each scored twice as Billy D’s Restaurant Rebels clipped Butcher Boys Snipers 7-6 in Pee Wee play Saturday at Kal Tire Place.

Zachary Manthorne, Liam Reid and Nicolas Petty also had snipes for the Rebels, who used Jakob Aiechele and Kassidy Schaper-Kotter in net.

Lumby (Terry’s Automotive and Irly Bird Building Centre) stuffed the visiting Salmon Arm Leko Precast Sumarias 9-3 in Atom action Sunday.

Riley Dewhurst earned the Stars’ hard hat for extra effort in the win.