Vernon Atoms rolling wins

Vernon’s entries are showing off their firepower at the Okanagan Mainline Senior Atom Development hockey finals in Penticton.

Vernon’s entries are showing off their firepower at the Okanagan Mainline Senior Atom Development hockey finals in Penticton.

The H&L Glass Wolfpack opened the eight-team playoff with a 9-2 victory over the host Penticton Jr. Vees Friday afternoon at the OHS Training Centre.

Lucas Zubrod led the Pack with four goals while Ben King potted a hat trick. Logan Chapdelaine and Tanner Brown rounded out the scoring, and  Isaac Thomas chipped in with a couple of assists.

Dean McAmmond’s WolfPack faced the Kelowna Hawks Saturday morning.

Meanwhile, the Valley Wood Remanufacturing Venom opened the Penticton playdowns at 2-0, icing the Kamloops Nailbiters 7-2 in early-morning action Saturday. The Venom, coached by Sandy Moger, clipped the Hawks 7-3 in their opener Friday night.

Kobe Grant banked Saturday’s win, supported by a four-goal effort from Lochlan O’Keefe. Coletyn Boyarski, Jacob Boden and Tysen Fairweather collected singles. Assists went to Fairweather (2), Boyarski and Cameron Moger.

O’Keefe, with a pair, Connor Hansen, Fairweather, Boyarski, Gavin Medema and Aiden Trottier handled the Vernon attack against Kelowna.

Hansen (2), Scott Gilowski, Moger, Medema, Fairweather, Boyarski and Connor Elliott added helpers.