Flames, Tigers battle to draw

The South Okanagan Flames remain unbeaten in the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League

The South Okanagan Flames lacrosse team settled for an 8-8 draw with the Vernon Tigers Monday at Memorial Arena.

The Flames carried a 6-3 lead into the third period of Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League match. The Flames now have three wins and a tie after four league games. The Flames were fresh off a 19-11 road win over the Armstrong Shamrocks on April 29.

Captain Kaid MacLeod led his team with six goals in that game. The Flames led 9-3 after one period and 13-7 after two. Also scoring for the Flames was Brenden Deverill, Chase Moog with two, Connor Walton with five, Jake MacLeod with two, Levi Thompson with a pair and Louis Shortreed. Charles Nicholas earned the win in goal.

The Flames are in first place, one point ahead of the Kamloops Venom, who have a game in hand. The Flames next game is in Kamloops against the Venom on May 7.