The Osoyoos Coyotes opened the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League pre-season with a home-ice triumph.

Tynan Peacock scored twice – including the winner in the third period – as the Coyotes held off the Princeton Posse 5-4 at the Sun Bowl Arena.

Jared Bouliane, Crae Dawson and Ryan Bester also scored for the Coyotes, who trailed 1-0 after one period and led 2-1 at the second intermission.

Spencer Hutson and Bailey Monteith split the netminding for the Coyotes and had to be strong as the Posse outshot Osoyoos 53-30.

The Coyotes play a home-and-home with the Summerland Steam this weekend, meeting Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Summerland and Saturday at 7:35 p.m. at the Sun Bowl.

Osoyoos hosts Princeton again on Sunday to close out the pre-season.

KIJHL regular season play starts Friday, Sept. 13.