The Summerland Atomic Fireball Jets hosted the Battle of the Sticks hockey tournament on the weekend. The tournament featured teams from around the province.

The Summerland Atomic Fireball Jets hosted the Battle of the Sticks hockey tournament on the weekend. The tournament featured teams from around the province.

Fireball Jets host weekend tourney

The Atomic Fireball Jets hosted a great Battle of the Stix hockey tournament on the weekend.

The Atomic Fireball Jets hosted a great Battle of the Stix hockey tournament on the weekend.

The Atom House tournament had teams from Abbotsford, Langley, Hope, Penticton, West Kelowna and South Okanagan all participating.

The McDonald’s Summerland Atomic Fireball Jets had a great performance from the whole group and matured as a team. They were undefeated in the round robin play with scores of 5-0 against Penticton, Holden Girard, Leigha Herman, Sam Fortin and Ethan Dunley-Owen  were the goal scores.

Sheldon Biggley and Branden Tutkaluk in net of the first game.

With a score of 3-0 against South Okanagan Logan Miller, Andrew Read and Morgan Gove all received one point, Tutkaluk and Tyler Algar kept the South Okanagan team from scoring.

Against Hope, Gove scored  a hat trick. Read and Lazar Michaud, with one point each, ended the game 6-2 with Biggley and Algar in net.

The team played a hard-pressed game against their rivals West Kelowna but  fell short in the semi finals with a score of 9-3.

Michaud, Gove and Dunley-Owen all scored in the final game.

Biggley and Tutkaluk played hard between the pipes.

The Fireballs placed first in their pool and third overall and all team members  put forward a valiant effort on ice and between the pipes.

Thank you to the coaches and sponsors who helped out with the tournament.

 

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