Vernon Tigers host Kamloops Venom tonight

Vernon Tigers open Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League final against Kamloops Venom tonight (8:00) at Kal Tire Place.

The Vernon Source For Sports Tigers will open the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League championships series tonight (8:00) at Kal Tire Place.

The Cats, who swept the Armstrong Shamrocks to reach the final, host the Kamloops Venom in Game 1 of the best-of-five set. The second tilt goes Tuesday (7:30 p.m.) at Kamloops Memorial, with Game 3 slated for Thursday (7:30) in Vernon.

If necessary, Game 4 is scheduled for next Sunday (5 p.m.) at Memorial, with Game 5 going Tuesday, July 23 (7:30) at Kal Tire Place.

The No. 4 ranked Venom upended the top-seeded Kelowna Raiders 3-1 in their semi.