Kamloops Venom in control of TOJLL final

Venom beat the Vernon Tigers 14-11 Sunday in Kamloops to take 2-0 lead in best-of-five championship

The Kamloops Venom beat the Vernon Tigers 9-5 in the opening game of the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League final Saturday night in Vernon.

The Kamloops Venom beat the Vernon Tigers 9-5 in the opening game of the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League final Saturday night in Vernon.

The Kamloops Venom are a win away from a second straight Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League championship, and third title in five years.

The Venom scored nine times in the second period Sunday to help beat the Vernon Tigers 14-11 in Game 2 of the best-of-five final at the Kamloops Memorial Arena.

Game 3 is Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon led 3-1 after the opening 20 minutes before the Venom’s middle-frame outburst which saw Kamloops take a 10-7 lead into the third period.

Kyle Pauwels led the Venom with five goals.

Ryan Sarazin had four markers to lead the Tigers, Jordy Barr added two and singles came from Jake Pelletier, Jordan Orr, Thomas Landels, Quintin Harrish

and Chase Wirth.

 

 

 

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