Vipers even at home

The Vernon Coca-Cola Vipers were 1-1 after their first two games of their own eight-team invitational Midget Tier 3 Hockey Tournament

The Vernon Coca-Cola Vipers were 1-1 after their first two games of their own eight-team invitational Midget Tier 3 Hockey Tournament at the Civic Arena.

The Snakes opened Friday night with a tough 2-0 loss to Calgary’s Bow Valley Flames. Vernon goalie Kieran Watts was outstanding and was named the team’s game MVP.

The Vipers bounced back Saturday morning to defeat the Cloverdale Colts 5-2 behind two goals each from  MVP Aidan Rysen and Joe Eggert.

Dayton Bryan had the other goal while Josh Evans picked up the win in net for the Vipers, who took on Langley Saturday night.

The final goes this afternoon at 12:45 at the Civic.