The Lumby Stars doubled the Vernon M&K Ready-Mix Red Lazers 8-4 in North Okanagan Atom Super Hockey League action.
Netminder Conner Seehaver made some clutch saves to keep the Stars (sponsored by Kineshanko Logging Ltd.) in a tie for second place.
Noah Clarke provided 2+2 and linemate Nic Teale added 2+1.
Ryan Desilets also scored twice with Drew Mackenzie adding 1+2 and Quin Williamson also scoring once.
Ethan Beliveau, Tage Kineshanko, Matthew Yaremcio and Liam Macleod provided solid defence and two-way play. Stars of the game were Ethan Beliveau, Tage Kineshanko and Teale.
The Vernon Interior Savings Flyers tied the North Okanagan Knights 4-4 in Bantam Super League action Saturday in Enderby.
D-man Logan Imrich, Brett Lambert, Jakob Marshall and Nikolai Negraiff scored for the Flyers, who got two assists from Tim Ufimsteff. The Flyers are in the Merritt tournament this weekend.
The Lumby Stars Midgets, sponsored by Gorman Bros. and R. J. Schunter Contracting, bowed 8-2 to Kelowna in exhibition Midget action Saturday.
Kyle Weston scored both goals for the Stars, on assists by Brad Haslam.
In Pee Wee Super League action, Branden Lehoux scored twice as the Bannister Blazers brushed back the Sicamous Predators 6-4 Sunday at PV Arena.
Alex Laurila, Sam Frisby, Tiege Doughty and Miles Wohlford also scored for the Blazers.
The Vernon Bantam Girls Seed Orchard Sharks bowed 8-3 to host Salmon Arm Salmar Classic in other Pee Wee Super League play Saturday.
Molly Crandlemire scored her first of the year after a great outlet pass by Nikala Debalinhard. Crandlemire powered around the outside of the defender and put a hard, low shot under the goalie’s pads. Crandlemire scored her second of the game on a great breakaway pass from Taylor Cousins.
Chelsea McCaig and Hannah Swift played strong against the Salmon Arm forwards and contributed to the offence with many good rushes.
Cathou Bauml and Lexes Adams forechecked aggressively and earned great scoring chances as a result.
Taylor Vandale completed the Sharks’ offence on a great unassisted effort as she stickhandled through several defenders and put a great shot against the grain into the right side of the net.
The Lakeside Printing Predators stopped Lumby 10-4 Sunday at Civic.
Yanik Fillion-Murphy supplied 7+1, including three shorthanded goals, as the Nedco Titans toppled Salmon Arm Blackburn Excavating 13-7 in Midget play Sunday night at Civic Arena.
Mark Francis added 2+3 for the Titans (4-1), while Austin Bosquet earned 2+2, Chad Woodhead had 1+2 and Chris Gallant scored once. D-man Max Mitchell had three helpers and Quin Finocchio counted two.
The host Lumby Stars tied the North Okanagan Knights 3-3 in other Midget Super league play Sunday at Pat Duke Memorial Arena.
Lumby’s Corey Tinney was in net while the regular nine skaters had some help covering the ice with Keenan McDonald, Conner Fair, and Cody Bauml brought up from Bantam.
Kyle Weston scored twice and Brad Haslam earned 1+2 for the 2-3-2 Stars. Layton Theodore, Kate Felmark and Darryl Fidler scored for the 3-2-2 Knights.
“We are doing well considering our short bench; we rely heavily on our leaders to step up on a daily basis and thus far they have shouldered the load exceptionally well,” said Lumby coach Kevin Porteous.
“The balance of the team has started to improve in leaps and bounds as the extra ice time has given them more confidence and responsibility.”
The Corbett Office Plus Cowboys tied the Knights 5-5 in exhibition play.
Nik Wasylyk, assisted by Scott Latwat, and new addition Brett Mitchell, opened the Cowboys’ scoring.
Sam Whitelaw, Nathan Meyer, Mitchell Lukacs and Scott Latwat also scored for the Cowboys, who got two assists from Reiker Krenz.