photo contributed The Atom Development B Silverbacks won their divisional title over the weekend.

Atom Development B Silverbacks win division

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks Atom Development B Team overcame their biggest rivals this season to win their division championship.

In the divisional playoffs this weekend, the Atom B ‘Backs defeated Merritt on Friday afternoon. The team then defeated the Kamloops PeeWee Girls and Revelstoke on Saturday and on Sunday morning they beat Kamloops to make it to the finals.

In their final game the Silverbacks played their biggest rivals, Princeton.

They brought home the win 5-3 with a goal coming from Marcus Nickles and two goals each from Colson Johnston and Tayden Lake. Great goalkeeping was exhibited all weekend by Jeremiah Mast and Jared Heine.

The team is coached by Shane Burden, Chris Harrington, David Dollack and Jim Nickles.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Back in play: Columbia Shuswap Regional District reopening playgrounds

Signs with reminders about COVID-19 regulations will be posted

RCMP seek to identify person of interest in Salmon Arm arson investigation

Police believe a June 4 residential garage fire was deliberately set

Salmon Arm demonstrators show unity with Black Lives Matter movement

Participants speak out against systemic racism and targeting of vulnerable populations

Revelstoke, North Okanagan RCMP team up to nab Alberta man, stolen BMW

Helicopter, dogs used in North Okanagan highway arrest

Salmon Arm West bridge construction expected to begin in fall 2020

Budget for Highway 1 project up $20 million over intial 2016 estimate

March dental conference key to many of B.C.’s COVID-19 cases

Early infections from China, Iran were quickly contained

Vancouver Island First Nations gather to remember woman fatally shot by police

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council requests an independent investigation

Penticton Search and Rescue respond to six calls in less than a week

Two hikers rescued in early morning search near Greyback Lake latest in series of searches

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary rescinds all Grand Forks-area evacuation orders

Evacuation alerts for 1,136 Boundary properties remain in effect as officials monitor forecasts

MAP: Dr. Henry reveals which B.C. regions have seen most COVID-19 cases

B.C. health officials release a first look at how the novel coronavirus has reached all corners of the province

In photos: Modified, yet traditional graduation gives Penticton graduates a sense of normalcy

Students around Penticton take part in pre-recorded graduation ceremonies

Filming to resume safely later in June: Okanagan Film Commission

Film commissioner Jon Summerland said they want to start filming again later in June

Kelowna RCMP investigate woman’s sudden death

Criminality is not suspected at this time, according to RCMP

Most Read