Midget Rockets host annual tourney

Eight teams will compete in tier 1 hockey tournament hosted by Kelowna Minor Hockey

  • Thu Oct 27th, 2016 7:00am
  • Sports

Central Zone Rockets' forward Jordan Lowry goes on the attack against the Thompson Blazers in Okanagan Mainline tier 1 midget hockey action Sunday at Memorial Arena.

With the Central Zone Rockets serving as hosts, the Kelowna Minor Hockey Association is staging its annual midget tier 1 tournament this weekend at Memorial and Rutland Arenas.

The Rockets, who play in the Okanagan Mainline Hockey Association, will be join by seven other tier 1 teams from B.C. and Alberta.

The Rockets first game is at 5 p.m. today at Memorial Arena against St. Albert.

The Kelowna-based team will play tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. against Ridge Meadows and at 5 p.m. vs. Seafair, with both games at Memorial.

The championship final will be played Sunday at 2:45 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Rockets dropped a 6-3 contest to the Thompson Blazers in OMAHA action last Saturday at Memorial.

Blaine Worthing scored twice, with Will Reimer adding the other in the loss.