Senior Raiders in Kamloops Friday

Kelowna to visit Rattlers in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League action

The Kelowna Raiders will visit the Kamloops Rattlers Friday night in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League action.

It’s the second meeting of the season between the teams, with the Raiders having won the first back on April 24.

Kelowna is 1-1 on the season after dropping a 16-8 decision to the Armstrong Shamrocks on Friday night at Memorial Arena.

From the opening face off,  the Raiders struggled to contain the speedy Armstrong forwards or penetrate their tight, zone defense.

Andrew Schwab scored five times for the Rocks, while Steve Clark and Kyle Versteeg tallied three each.

Kelowna’s scoring came from Joe Brown and Victor Wiens with two goals each, while Pho Heng, Nick Evans, Jacob Illichmann  and Matt Gorges added singles.

The Raiders’ next home action is Friday, June 5 against Kamloops.

Junior Raiders…

The Kelowna Raiders will host the South Okanagan Flames Sunday in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse league play.

Face off at Rutland Arena is 7:30 p.m.

The Raiders (1-1) fell 14-10 to the Armstrong Shamrocks on Thursday night at Memorial Arena.

Kristian Beech and Kristian Stead scored twice each in the loss, while Cam McMillan, Kieran Mackay and Marcello Bose each had a goal and two assists.

 

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