It was a battle of undefeated teams in the final of the Lumby Stars’ Monashee Pee Wee Classic hockey tournament at the Pat Duke Memorial Arena.
Ryder Quibell and Tye Krause scored twice, Linden Catt added 1+3 and Parker Stadnyk was stellar in goal to lead the hometown Stars to a 5-2 win over the Clearwater Rebels, and the Monashee Pee Wee Classic trophy.
The win capped off a perfect weekend for the Stars, sponsored by Bannister GM and Great West Equipment.
Lumby opened with a 7-1 win over the Vernon Inferno. Krause (2+2), Catt (1+1), Zachary Young (1+1), Peter Romailler and Quibell handled the scoring with Cameron Simpson between the pipes. Quintin O’Neill and Kaleb Pachal added helpers.
Catt had the winner and Quibell scored twice, one set up neatly by Mia Maltman, as the Stars edged the Kamloops Crunch 3-2.
Catt, Krause and Young each scored twice, Quibell had the other, as Lumby whipped the Kelowna Predators 7-2.
In the semifinals, Krause had five goals, and Quibell added four in a 10-1 Stars romp over the Kelowna Rockets. Catt added 1+2 while Anthony Pratt chipped in an assist.
The defence of Domenik Porteous, Andrew Rannelli, Pachal and Romailler was outstanding throughout the weekend.
In North Okanagan Super League Pee Wee action, Vernon Butcher Boys Rebels lambasted the Chase Broncos 17-0.
Dawson Twamley had four goals for the Rebels, Reilly Teager added three and Quinn Soon and Alan Lewis each added a pair.
Singles went to Paige Brayshaw, Tyler Hamilton, Kayden Bowering, Connor Checchini, Ephren Potter-Cramer and Cole Grevatt.
Brooklynn Walters, Morgan Martens and Ronan Bedard picked up assists to support the shutout goaltending of Jakob Aeichele and Kassidy Schaper-Kotter.
Adam Roemer scored four times and set up two others to lift the Talon Benefits Redds to an 11-5 win over Salmon Arm Blackburn Excavating in North Okanagan Super League Midget hockey action Sunday at the Priest Valley Arena.
Nick Poirier added 3+1 while Brendan Horsfield chipped in four points (1+3).
Jaden Steinke, Braeden Doak and Alex Laurila had the other goals for the Redds.
The Hawks got great goaltending from Colton Annis in a 6-3 win over the Vernon Authentic Plaque & Trophy Snakes Saturday night at Civic.
Roemer supplied 2+1, while d-man Layk Petersen, Rowan Wood, Laurila and Sam Frisby added singles. Branden Lehoux (2) and Tyler Semeniuk replied for the Snakes.
Cole Bradley scored two third-period goals, and Halle Higgins-Wilson set up two more scores as the Corbett Office Plus Kings downed the North Okanagan Knights 7-4 at the Enderby Arena Sunday.
Brett Lambert added 1+1 for the Kings while other goals came from Seb Wenger, Ryley Johnson, Reid Lawrence and Leland Riguedel. Noah de Balinhard and Liam Henning drew assists.
Vernon Nedco Gunslingers and Salmon Arm Lakeview Printing battled to a 6-6, end-to-end draw Sunday at the Priest Valley Arena.
Colton Schaper-Kotter opened the scoring for Vernon. Sean Howard, making his season debut with Nedco, scored on a slapshot from the point and Tayvn Best gave the ‘Slingers a 3-2 early in the second, only to have the printers equalize 42 seconds later.
With a minute left in the second period, Aaron Botterill stole the puck at centre ice and went in alone, beating the goalie with a wrist shot to make it 5-4 Salmon Arm.
Dexter Weiten’s shot into traffic found the stick of Maguire Dickinson, who deposited the rebound, and Braydie (Boo) Allan gave the Gunslingers a late 6-5 lead with a wicked snap shot top-shelf.
Lakeview Printing tied the game with less than three minutes left.
In Novice Division action, the Vernon Tim Hortons Thunder Jets scored a 9-7 win over the Lumby Stars, sponsored by Gorman Brothers.
Kobe Maltman and Caden Oliver had two goals each for the Stars, who host Winfield Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Pat Duke Memorial Arena.
Isabella Huston, Hunter Adams and Emma Wheeler had single goals for Lumby.