Sherwood Trophies Vees get edged in overtime

Sherwood Trophies Vees, Peerless Vees pick up wins

BEN LEFRANC of the Penticton Sherwood Trophies peewee Vees scored five goals his team in a tournament in West Kelowna. The Vees finished second after losing to North Delta in overtime.

The Penticton Sherwood Trophies peewee AAA Vees settled for second in a West Kelowna tournament after losing 2-1 to North Delta in overtime.

It was a rematch of the Vees’ final round robin game, as the two teams battled to a 5-5 draw. North Delta buried the winner at the three minute mark.

The Vees opened the tournament with a 5-2 win over Kelowna. Ben LeFranc and Kai Espenhain each scored twice. In their second game, the Vees blanked Prince George 4-0 on goals from Espenhain, Sam Togyi, Marty Aantjes and Finn Halladay.

In the semifinal, the Vees defeated the hosts 4-1 to advance to the final. Scorers were LeFranc with two, Levi Carter and Brennan Nelson.

Peerless Vees win

A 5-4 victory for the Penticton Peerless midget Vees over Vernon improved their standing in the Okanagan Mainline Amateur Hockey Association to 6-3-3 over the weekend. The Vees got goals by Michael MacLean, Carson Erhardt, Manny Bahniwal, Dennis Zoeller and Rylan Douglas. Alyck Coombes was in goal. On Sunday, the Vees travelled to Kelowna to play the top team in league. Despite missing players, the Vees worked hard and earned a 1-1 draw. Sammy Gabriel scored the lone Vees goal. Strong goaltending from Bobby Milligan with some key saves in the third, secured the tie.