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Lake City Basketball tourney

Lake City Basketball Club is hosting a Spring Tip Off tournament Friday through Sunday. The tournament features 21 boys teams in the under-13, -14, -15 and -17 age groups. Teams are coming from Kelowna, Keremeos, Summerland, Nelson and Kamloops. The action will be at KVR, Maggie and Pen High. It all begins Friday at 4:30 p.m., with the final game starting at 8:30 p.m. On Saturday it goes from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. On Sunday, the first game is at 8:30 a.m. with the final game at 5:50 p.m.

See the full schedule below:

Revised Boys Draw #3 by Emanuel Sequeira on Scribd

Flames start perfect

The South Okanagan Flames lacrosse team started the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League season with a pair of wins over Armstrong (12-11) on April 21 and Kelowna (20-2) on April 24. Against Kelowna, Connor Walton led with eight goals, while Brenden Deverill, Jake Macleod, and Mike McLean each scored twice. Aiden Warren, Colin Duffield, Louis Shortreed, Tanner Thompson, Carson Shortreed and Sam Jones also scored. The Flames exploded for 11 goals in the second period. Charles Nicholas earned the win in goal.

Okanagan Oldtimers soccer

Penticton lost to West Kelowna 4-1 in Capri Insurance Okanagan Oldtimers 55-plus league play to open the season. It was a good performance for Penticton, who enjoyed a very good first half. West Kelowna has fielded a strong team in which they have been champions the last three years. In the second half Penticton tied the game at one, but West Kelowna responded with three answered goals.

Beddie’s four take the waltz

Dale Beddie’s four-some with Albert Chenier, Lloyd Sherrard and Les Proudfoot won the Penticton senior men’s 4-Man Waltz with a score of 119 on April 26. Finishing second, on a count back, were Randy DeWolf, Frank Gair, Ritch Harvyl and Cliff Hovey.

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