The Nixon Wenger Rattlers lost their first Pee Wee Tier 3 hockey game of the season Saturday morning, bowing 9-2 to Castlegar in their home tourney.
Zac Agar earned player of the game for his shutdown role against a talented Castlegar scoring line. Rattlers got a pair of goals from Cory Lazar, with Gavin Fleck, Lee Christiensen, and Tanner Wright providing the helpers.
The Rattlers opened the tournament Friday night with a 5-0 win over West Kelowna in a spirited game.
Tyler Sedlacek earned game MVP for his full-game shutout. Vernon offence came on unassisted goals from Kayden Beauregard, Lazar and Eric Noren. Cole Johnson had a goal and an assist, while Gavin Fleck added a helper.
In other Friday action, it was Castlegar 5-3 over Quesnel, Kelowna 17-0 over Summerland and Chilliwack 4-3 over Nelson.