Sports in BRIEF
Heat wins lacrosse title
A perfect season for the under-12 Penticton Heat field lacrosse team was capped by winning the Interior Youth Field Lacrosse League. The Heat dominated the North Okanagan Legends then handily beat the Kamloops Rattlers to claim the crown during the Nov. 3 weekend. The Heat hope to keep their winning ways going as they will be competing at the Seattle Space Needle Shootout at the end of the month.
Battlefield Fight League
Battlefield Fight League returned to Penticton and the Trade and Convention Centre on Nov. 9. BFL 19 had Penticton’s Mark Dobie and Oliver’s Marlan Hall competing. Fighting in the pro division, Dobie forced Nolan Clark to tap out at 4:20 of the opening round using a guillotine choke. Hall was defeated by Gagan Gill in the third round, 32 seconds in as Gill used the guillotine choke on him.
Under-13 girls basketball action
Emma Terris led the Hoopster with eight points as they improved to 3-1 after defeating the D-Units 26-10 in Lakeside-Enamel Dental under-13 Girls’ Basketball League action. Ella Simmons (Player of the Game) had four points for the Hoopster. Kinsey Corday (Player of the Game) had six points for the D-Units, now 1-3, and Olivia Devito scored four. A 20-6 win helped the Ballers improve to 3-1 against the Lakers, now 1-3. Mackenzie Dunham (Player of the Game), Myah Nackoney and Shaloa Eshleman all had four points for the Ballers. Sarah Newsted (Player of the Game) and Kalli Doell netted four points for the Lakers.