Tigers flush out Flames

Jake Pelletier pocketed 4+3 as the Vernon Tigers bottled up the South Okanagan Flames 12-5 Saturday

Jake Pelletier pocketed 4+3 as the Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Tigers bottled up the South Okanagan Flames 12-5 Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Pelletier became the first Tiger to reach the 20-goal milestone as Vernon improved to 7-1 atop the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League. Vernon visits the last-place Kelowna Raiders Thursday night.

The Tigers held period leads of 3-2 and 9-4 and got 3+2 from Steel Pelletier, 1+3 from Brett Olsen and singles from Thomas Mackiewich (his first career Tiger snipe), Tanner Gilbert, Conor Webb and Thomas Landels. Kolten Kirschner rang up four assists.

Sam Jones, Aiden Warren, Levi Thompson, Connor Walton and Colin Duffield replied for South Okanagan.

Vernon outshot the Flames 50-32 with Darnell Hauca and Kyle McIntosh sharing the Tiger goaltending.

The Flames bounced back with a 16-1 win over the Raiders Monday night in Penticton. The Flames are in second spot at 5-3-1. The Raiders are 0-9.

Monty Chisholm, Tylor Seabrooke and Riley Peterson each tallied four goals as the Kamloops Venom shelled the Armstrong Shamrocks 24-8 Saturday night at Memorial Arena.

The Venom improved to 5-3, while the Shamrocks dipped to 3-4-1.

The Sun Valley Source For Sports Tyke #1 Legends shelled Kamloops #1 13-0 and ran to a 10-0 win over Kamloops #2 at McArthur Island Sports Centre.

Wyatt Stowards and Jesse Johnson each supplied three snipes versus Kamloops #1, while Wade Lightfoot, Connor Johnson and Liam Marchand each bagged deuces and Mathis Paull added a single.

Paull pulled the hat trick against Kamloops #2, while Connor Johnson and Stowards each pocketed a pair and singles went to Lightfoot, Taylor Gibson and Jesse Johnson. Cais Vandergugten recorded both shutouts.

The North Okanagan Novice #2 Legends grounded host Merritt 11-1 and 12-2 Sunday.

Kian Yargeau produced five goals in the series opener, while Waylen Stowards added three, Kohl Hendrickson added a deuce and Teigan Kelley had a single. Kohen Pounder provided two helpers.

Hendrickson dialed up five goals in the second tilt with Kelley and Stowards each earning a pair and Yargeau 1+2. Pounder pocketed three assists.

Vernon Morning Star