Snake bitten

The Vernon Vipers defeated the Penticton Vees 5-4 to win the district midget championship.

Championship battle — Penticton Vees netminder Brandon Grindon stops this scoring attempt by Vernon Vipers forward Mark Francis in the championship game of the OMAHA District Midget tournament Sunday at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The visitors won 5-4 to take the house league title.

Championship battle — Penticton Vees netminder Brandon Grindon stops this scoring attempt by Vernon Vipers forward Mark Francis in the championship game of the OMAHA District Midget tournament Sunday at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The visitors won 5-4 to take the house league title.

The Vernon Vipers defeated the Penticton Vees 5-4 to win the Okanagan Mainline Amateur Hockey Association district midget championship on the weekend.