Novice Jets place in Salmon Arm

Summerland Novice Jets played a hard-fought tournament at Salmon Arm on the weekend, ending up at 2-1-1.

Summerland Novice Jets played a hard-fought tournament at Salmon Arm on the weekend, ending up at 2-1-1.

They placed second in their pool and tied for fifth overall.

They were down 7-3 in the beginning of the third period in the final playoff game and fought back to tie a strong North Okanagan team at 7-7.

They showed great determination and fortitude, as one of the coaches said.

Goals were scored over the weekend by John Shaw, Andrew Mitchell, Holden Girard, Gavin Lodermeir, Sam Fortin and Jacob Becker.

Lazar Michaud and Sheldon Biggley fought hard in net and showed their goal-tending skills to four upstanding teams.

Lazar and Sheldon also showed great teamwork along with Eathan Dunley-Owen, Trae Allen, Chet Gregg, Dylan Low and Carson Hoey and helped keep their team in the game. The coaches,  Joel Shaw, Kevin Lodermeier, Jamie Law and Paul Girard,  have done a great job with the kids and the task of improving their skills.