As expected, the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League title will be won on the final night of the regular season.
The Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Tigers and Kamloops Venom meet Thursday night at Memorial Arena to determine first place. Both teams are 12-3 with Vernon holding a 2-1 edge in the season series.
The Tigers dispatched the Kelowna Raiders 7-3 Saturday night at Kal Tire Place, while the Venom torched the South Okanagan Flames 21-7 Sunday in Kamloops.
Kelowna could only muster seven runners and a goalie in Vernon. The Tigers lent the Raiders
Mackenzie Moore and Kelowna (0-16) played the Cats tough, trailing 4-3 at one point.
Kolten Kirschner pocketed four goals for the Tigers, who will open the playoffs Tuesday night at Kal Tire Place (7:30).
The Shamrocks landed third after stopping the Flames 16-8 Friday night at Nor-Val Sports Centre.
Nick Yadernuk collected 8+1 for the Shamrocks (8-7-1), while Sam Hanley scored three times and Jayke Cowie counted 1+3. Chase Bronson and Nik Luttmerding each supplied 1+2, while Ryan Sadorsky and Colton Greeno also connected in support of Connor Senn (2A). Cam Watson earned seven assists.
Meanwhile, the North Okanagan Storage For Life Novice #2 Legends lost the Interior final 10-5 to Kelowna #1 Sunday at Enderby Arena.
Waylen Stowards and Kohl Hendrickson each bagged two goals, while Kian Yargeau added one for the Legends.
Kohen Pounder and Stowards each pulled hat tricks as the Legends grounded North Okanagan #1 10-1 Saturday.
Hendrickson, with a pair, Alex Hart and Yargeau completed the offence. The Legends finished the season at 15-1-3.
The league champions will meet the fourth-place South Okanagan Flames, while the runners-up will face the third-place Armstrong Shamrocks in opening rounds.
Conner Walton triggered four goals for the Flames, who finished fourth at 6-9-1.
The Shamrocks stormed the Raiders 17-6 Thursday night at Memorial Arena with Yadernuk pocketing 4+4 and Bronson bagging three goals.