Flames face Kamloops in lacrosse playoffs

The South Okanagan Flames open the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoffs against Kamloops

Tre Mason of the Vernon Tigers heads for the net as Jake MacLeod of the South Okanagan Flames times for the ball in Mason’s stick Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Tre Mason of the Vernon Tigers heads for the net as Jake MacLeod of the South Okanagan Flames times for the ball in Mason’s stick Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

The South Okanagan Flames ended its Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League regular season play with a 14-9 loss to the undefeated Vernon Tigers at Kal Tire Place Saturday.

Mitch Brodt led the Flames with three goals and six points. Also scoring for the Flames were Kaid MacLeod with two goals, Jake MacLeod, Chris Pond, Michael MacLean and Isaiah Kozak with one goal each. Jake MacLeod added two assists.

The Flames finished the season with 10 wins and six losses. Pond finished his season with 39 goals and 114 points in 16 games to lead the league. Brodt finished second in scoring with 47 goals and 89 points in 16 games and Kaid MacLeod rounded out the top three with 33 goals and 64 points in 12 games.

The Flames host the Kamloops Venom in Kelowna for the first round at Memorial Arena. Game 1 was July 7 at 7:30 p.m., Game 2 is in Kamoops at 7:30 p.m. and Game 3 is July 11 at 2 p.m. in Kelowna. Should Game 4 be necessary it will be in Kamloops on July 13 at 7:30 p.m.