Colton Woitas had five goals for the Spitfires in Saturday’s game against the Hitmen but it wasn’t enough to give his team the victory as it fell 6-5.
Stran Smith assisted on all five of Woitas’s goals.
The Hitmen’s offence was more spread out with Tate Jones, Tristan Coetzer, with two, Tiegane Petryshen, Nick Bradley and Talon Manuel each finding the twine behind the Spitfires’ Zachary Kramer.
Joey McKinnon picked up the victory in goal for the Hitmen.
The Rockets took off against Team 6 on Saturday, winning 5-2.
Ethan Gremaud was the top Rockets sniper and started the scoring in the first period.
After Jack Anderson scored for the sixes in the second and Blake Jahnke scored for them in the third, Gremaud netted back-to-back-to-back goals for a total of four on the night.
Brady McCutcheon added a goal for good measure. Brendan Smith was in net for the victory against sixes ’tender Kailen Huber.
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The Kamloops Royal Purple Mystixs peewee girls dropped a pair of 12-2 decisions in the OMAHA atom development Division C.
Kamloops opened with a 12-2 loss to North Okanagan in Enderby. Amanda Martin and Nicole Thomas scored for the Mystixs, who went with Rebekah Schmutz in goal for both weekend games.
The Mystixs went on to lose 12-2 to Merritt at McArthur Island. Nola Clarke and Natalie Knight scored for Kamloops.
Jared Sucro had the shutout as the Kamloops Nailers defeated the Kamloops Ice Hawks 5-0. Logan Stankoven, Jakob Sherwood, Matthew Mariona, Carson Evoy and Reagan Milburn scored the goals.
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BANTAM TIER 3
The North Kamloops Lions lost in a semifinal at a tournament in Penticton on the weekend.
The Lions opened with a 5-1 victory over Penticton, with Jayden Davidson scoring a goal and assisting on two others, and Nathan Weninger earning MVP honours. Max Palaga stopped nine shots in the victory, and Luke Recchi, Weninger, Eric Marasco and Justin MacInnes also scored. Tyler Bruins-Slot had two assists.
The Lions went on to tie Cloverdale, 4-4. Mitchell Fargey was the Lions’ MVP, Ethan Langenegger stopped 13 shots and MacInnes, Davidson, Tyson Gayfer and Keenan Gannon had the goals.
Kamloops had to come back from two goals down in the third period, but managed a 3-3 draw with Abbotsford. Sam Fuoco, Gannon and MVP Brendan Roche scored the goals, and Palaga turned aside 18 shots.
The Lions ran out of gas in the semifinals, losing 4-2 to Coquitlam. Fargey and MacInnes scored in support of Langenegger, who stopped 21 shots.
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Ali Borrows had two goals as the Mystixs knocked off the Vernon Lakers on Saturday.
Sydney Carter was the winning goaltender, and Zoe Birkett, Ashley McCabe and Ts’Setkwu Dunstan also scored for the winners.
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PEEWEE TIER 2
Kamloops Player’s Bench dropped a pair of weekend games, 9-2 to West Kelowna and 3-1 to Winfield.
Jarrod Semchuk and Keagan Fletcher scored the goals against West Kelowna. Nate Nesci started in goal, before Xavier Cannon entered the game for a stretch in the third period.
Adam Harrison had Kamloops’ lone goal in Winfield. Cannon took the loss in goal.
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Austen Martin and Dalton Johnston split the shutout and the Oilers scored a pair of shorthanded goals in a 7-0 victory over Team 6.
Chris Buchanan had two goals and two assists, and Riley Moore also scored twice. Kai Farenholtz had two assists, and Connor Hall, Landon Wamboldt and Tim LaPierre also scored in the victory.
Kieran Outerbridge was in goal for Team 6.
Kyle Bergman and Ethan Maarhuis each scored twice and Colin Clark and Nicolas Boehm split the goaltending as the Boltz knocked off Team 4, 6-2.
Slater Gordon and Ryland Nakashima scored the other goals for the Boltz. Pierce Huser and John Black had the goalas for Team 4, which went with Josh Humphrey in goal.
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MIDGET TIER 1
Playing only once on the weekend, the North Kamloops Lions lost 3-1 to Kelowna.
Stefan Nesci scored the goal, and Josh Shank was in Kamloops’ goal. The Lions are off to Kelowna for a tournament from Nov. 1-3.
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MIDGET TIER 2
The Kamloops Elks dropped two weekend games, falling 5-3 and 5-0 to the Smoke Eaters in Trail.
Felix Nachtigal had one of the Elks’ goals.
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Chad McQueen had three goals as the Warriors knocked off Team 1, 6-2.
Anthony Jacobs also scored twice in the victory, with Zackary Birkett also scoring once.
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The Kamloops Royals picked up a pair of weekend victories in female midget recreational action.
Kamloops topped Chase 4-2 on Saturday. Ava Gladman, with two, Brandy Reimer and Hanna Conradi scored for Kamloops. Tierra Dennis and Cheyanne McNabb scored for Chase.
The Royals went on to double Kelowna, 6-3. Katy Thorne scored three goals, and Gladman, Conradi and Sarah Bickerton also scored in the victory. Reimer and Ali Hoffman each had two assists.
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PEEWEE TIER 3
Jesse Kotani and Jaden Zunti each scored twice as the North Kamloops Lions tied West Kelowna 7-7.
Dexter Williams, Reed Watson and Zach Bachand also scored for Kamloops, and Carter McLellan, Tyson Smith and Bachand each had two helpers. Bailey Monteith was in goal for the Lions.
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BANTAM TIER 4
Hayden Smale, Brendan Mucha and Brogen Taphorn each scored twice to lead the Thompson Hotel Titans over the visiting Chase Broncos 10-1 on Sunday.
Kamloops got four goals in the first period and five in the third period. Chad Petrie and Preston Guerra-Ibetson had first-period goals, with Josh Bymoen and Evan Vinterlik striking in the third period.
Kaleb Virgo and Joshua Harris shared the goaltending duties, allowing only a second-period goal.