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The Player's Bench Predators finished second at a tournament in Langley.
Kamloops opened with a 3-3 draw with Vancouver. Max Patterson, Tony Dennis and Brysen Watson scored for the Predators, who had Reid Gladman in goal, and Stefan Nesci had two assists.
Kamloops lost 6-2 to Langley, with Matthew Facchinelli and Dennis scoring and Dalton Johnston in goal.
Nesci had two more assists and Johnston earned the victory as Kamloops edged Coquitlam, 3-2. Patterson, Dennis and Watson scored the goals.
Kamloops finished the round-robin with a 5-3 loss to Abbotsford. Nesci had a goal and two assists and Bryce McDonald scored twice in support of Gladman.
The Predators again defeated Abbotsford, this time 4-2 and this time in a semifinal. Gladman was the winning goaltender and McDonald, with two, Mac Alberts and Facchinelli scored the goals. Nesci had two more helpers.
Nesci had a goal and two assists and McDonald scored twice in support of Johnston as Kamloops lost 5-3 to Langley in the final.
PEEWEE TIER 2
Ethan Langenegger backstopped the Player's Bench Raiders to a 4-1 victory over Trail on Sunday.
Luke Recchi, Evan Vinterlik, Justin MacInnes and Cole Howaniec scored the goals. Hunter Klassen and Elias Wallace each had two assists.
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The North Kamloops Lions lost in the final of their home tournament on McArthur Island.
The Lions opened with a 6-2 victory over Cloverdale. MVP Ben Ward had two goals, and Lane Grunerud had a goal and two assists in support of goaltender Taylor Kaban. Corson Nordick, Brandon Gremaud and Hunter Dairon also scored in the victory.
Nathan Nesci had the shutout as the Lions defeated Penticton 5-0. Gremaud scored three of the goals, Nordick and Kaden Dempsey had the others, Ward had two helpers and Lachlan Tomm was game MVP.
Kaban was solid in a 3-1 victory over Ridge Meadows. MVP Gremaud, Grunerud and Brendan Mucha scored.
MVP Haden Nordick and Gremaud, who also had two assists, each scored twice as the Lions defeated North Delta 8-2 in a semifinal. Mucha, Adam Harrison, Josh Bymoen and Ward had the other Kamloops goals. Nesci was the winning goaltender and Ward had two assists.
The Lions fell 8-5 to Castlegar in the final. Ward, with two, Nathan Thiessen, Gremaud and Mucha had Kamloops' goals. Kaban was the Lions' MVP.
Nathan Underhill and Jameson Rende helped lead the Thunder to a weekend victory.
Rende and Underhill each scored twice as the Titans dropped the Thunder 6-3. Max Card and Isaac Bean also scored in the victory, and goaltender Caleb Campbell won the Heart and Hustle belt.
Adam Gordon, with two, and Raymond Shockey scored for the Thunder, which had Kiel Schriml in goal.
The Warriors beat the Oilers 9-2, with Jacob Haines, Spencer Forsythe and Liam Campbell each scoring two goals.
Haines and Connor Defoe also had three assists in support of goaltender Hunter Haukeness. Alex Deneault-Isnardy, Corbin Guenther and Justin Smailes also scored for the Warriors.
Jackson Diehl and Cameron Ryles scored for the Oilers, who had Ethan Hardy in goal.
The HERricanes lost a pair of games to atom recreational boys teams.
The HERricanes lost 5-3 to the Sandman Junior Blazers, who got three goals from Luken Murray and two from Braidon Clark. Tiegane Pertyshen added two assists in support of goaltender Brady Pawlachuk.
Nola Clarke, Nicole Thomas and Cassidy Stasiuk scored for the HERricanes, who had Rebekah Schmutz in goal.
The HERricanes went on to lose 11-3 to the Sandman Ice Kings. Mitchell Coxon had five goals, Dexter Williams added three, Olen Gelineau had a pair and Zachary Teale also scored for the Ice Kings. Hayden Buttazoni was the winning goaltender and also had an assist. Andrew Gemsa had two assists.
Stasiuk, Thomas and Natalie Knight scored for the HERricanes, and Schmutz took the loss.
The Ice Kings had beaten the Junior Blazers 5-4.
Matthew and Mitchell Coxon each scored one goal, with Dexter Williams, Kai Mohring and Ethan Schanzenbach also scoring in support of Buttazoni.
Stran Smith, Luken Murray, Brady Pawlachuk and Braidon Clark scored for the Junior Blazers, who had Bhavin Serown in goal.
Maxwell Hinkson and Ben Anderson each scored three times as the Roughnecks defeated the Snipers 12-2.
Domenico Comita added two goals, and Alexander Denis, Josh Glover, Aidan McPhee and Quentin Ouimet also scored in support of Sam Fawcett.
Elessio Louvros had both goals for the Snipers, who had Matthew Yon in goal.
Elias Newport, with four, and Eric Crawford, with three, and Dakota Reid had goals as the Hurricanes beat the Legends 8-3.
Aislynn Ernst, Tyler Fernie and Millan Webster scored for the Legends, who had Bryton Neufeld in goal.
The 7 Point Millworks Ice Hawks lost in a semifinal at a West Kelowna tournament.
The Ice Hawks opened with a 7-6 victory over Salmon Arm, with Kimberly Davidson backstopping the victory. Jarrod Semchuk, Jackson Steed and Ashton Taylor each scored twice, and Jaden Zunti singled.
The Ice Hawks went on to tie Ridge Meadows 5-5. Semchuk and Tristan Allen had two goals each in support of Jared Sucro, and Harjun Serown scored once.
Kamloops rushed out to a 3-0 lead on Kelowna, but ended up losing 4-3. Serown, Zunti and Jackson Fitzgerald scored the goals, and Davidson took the loss.
The Ice Hawks managed to qualify for the semifinals, where they lost 8-1 to Vernon. Semchuk scored in support of Sucro.
Logan Stankoven had six goals as the Western Roofing Nailers kicked off the New Year with a 7-2 victory over Penticton on Saturday.
Harrison Ewert had the other Kamloops goal, and also set up four others. Jacob Proulx also had two assists, and Adam Niles was the winning goaltender.
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Skye Connors scored two goals as the Tk'emlups Tomahawks beat the visiting Chase Broncos 7-3.
Kaleb Virgo was the winning goaltender and also had an assist, and Adam Gammel, Jayden Russell, Jayden Grant, Zach Bachand and Josh Bishop each scored a goal.
Jacob Pilon had two assists.
Cordell Davidson had five goals and two assists as the Steelheads defeated the Rampage 8-5.
Andrew Warner, with two, and Arjun Gill scored for the Steelheads, Warner also had two assists and Summit Krause-Love was the winning goaltender.
Garrett Miller had two goals for the Rampage. Deegan Ludwig-Konrad, Birch Mierau and Ryan Anderson also scored, and Jordan Swoboda had two helpers.
Graydon Baker, Jordan DeVries and Jared Pringle each scored twice and Kelsey Bentz scored one goal as the Thunderbirds, backstopped by Josh Humphrey, beat the Raiders 7-5.
Baker and Jamie MacKenzie each had two assists in the victory.
Tyson Dmyterko, with three, Brandon Schanzenbach and Austin Chrystall had goals for the Raiders, who got two assists from Garrick Cassidy and goaltending from Victor Church.
Nolan Mongey had two goals as the Brock Auto Centre Predators slipped past the Southgate Radiators Ice Dawgs 5-4.
Jonah Saemerow, Kai Farenholtz and Sage Pavlovich also scored in support of winning goaltender Ryan Clark. Matthew Nixon had two assists.
Austen Martin was in goal for the Ice Dawgs, and Conner Hall, Grady Christiansen, Will Albers and Colton Davoren had their goals.
Reggie Newman had all of his team's goals as the Flyers dropped the Coyotes 5-4.
Mathew Ward, with two, Brendan Smith and Levi Toye scored for the Coyotes, who had Manny Recchi in goal.
Robin Proust and Cole Feere split the goaltending as the Jani King Stars shut out Team 2, 4-0.
Jordan Moore had two goals, and Shamus Stachoski and Jesse Bingham-Hall also scored. Kaleb Priestlay and Caelen Holling split the goaltending for Team 2.
The Roos finished third at a weekend tournament in Penticton.
Kamloops opened with a 5-2 victory over Penticton, with Keaton Noble scoring twice and Mitch Bymoen, Tyler Wightman and Tyler Roberts also scoring. Mac Whitmore, who played the entire weekend in goal, earned the victory.
The Roos went on to defeat Cranbrook 10-2. A.J. Hanna had three goals, Dayne De La Roode had a pair and Aiden Demers, Bymoen, Joel Knutilla, Mario Bruno and Breanne O'Brien singled.
Kamloops lost 6-0 to Chilliwack, setting up a showdown with another Penticton team in the bronze-medal game.
Kamloops won 3-2 on the strength of two goals from Dayne De La Roode and a single from Knutilla.
Kamloops was named the tournament's most sportsmanlike team.
MIDGET TIER 1
It was a three-point weekend for the North Kamloops Lions.
The Lions went into Vernon and tied 3-3 on Saturday. Adam Hildebrand tallied twice and Brodie Moorman also scored in support of Nolan Munden.
The Lions cruised past Kelowna 4-2 on Sunday, with Myles Jarvis-Rorison scoring twice. Jacob Coelho and Cole Clifford also scored for Kamloops, which had Riley Woodland in goal.
The Big-O Tire Eagles got two goals from Mathew Erichuk, Evan Wynne and Cory Testawich in a 10-2 victory over the Thunder.
Wynne and Tristan Ernst each had two assists, and Zach Rachynski had a goal and three helpers. Nick Robins, James Ridge and Cael Carter also scored for the Eagles, who split the goaltending between Teagan Leslie and Jesse Stahl.
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The Mansini Steel Beauts beat the Northern Trailer Oilers 5-4.
Preston Guerra-Ibbetson, with two, Kyle McIlwain and Carter Eschyschyn scored for the Oilers, who had Bryan Caillier in goal.
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Team 1 limited its opponents in a pair of weekend victories.
Team 1 defeated the Clearwater Hawks 2-1. Kala Stone and Katy Thorne scored in support of goaltender Alex Harpauer.
Team 1 went on to beat the Kamloops Crusaders 7-1 thanks to Thorne's hat trick. Stone, Chanel Krusel, Ashlynn Ryles and Montana Edmonston each scored once.
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Wyatt Brook had a solid weekend as the North Kamloops Lions won a pair of road games.
Brook and Parker Matheson each scored twice as the Lions scored a 6-3 victory in Kelowna. Nick Robins and Garrett Kellington also scored in support of winning goaltender Dalton Johnston.
Brook had three goals and two assists in a 6-1 victory over Merritt. McCoy Pearce had a goal and two assists, and Zac Austin and Ethan Kasten also scored. Matheson and Conan Poss each had two assists, and Nic Boehm backstopped the victory.
PEEWEE TIER 1
The Jardine's Blazers clinched first place in the league with a pair of convincing victories over Prince George.
Kamloops won 11-1 and 8-2. The Blazers are 12-1-0 and cannot be caught.