CONTRIBUTION · 13th March 2010
The Terrace Bantams beat out Elk Valley in their first game of the Provincial finals, 5 to 2 with goals from Kenny Nordstrom, Chris Allison, Rhett Munson, Curtis Hull (on a penalty shot) and finally Ryan Roseboom with the fifth goal.
The second game played, a brutally rough game against New Westminster, the Bantams also won beating them 8-4. Goals came from Tanner Watt, Kyle Jephson, Ryan Roseboom, Cam Broughton and with two goals each from Colten Braid and Austin Turner. We got really beat up through-out that game, but thanks to the great physical condition of our team we escaped with no serious injuries.
Our next game was against Castlegar, losing to them 4 to 0. They came out with a vengeance after we had beaten them in a shoot-out to win the Summerland Tourney back in January. We were scoreless after the first and took a ton of penalties in the second leaving us pretty much shorthanded for the whole second period. We battled through it only giving up one goal going into the third but couldn’t hold them off in the third, giving up three more goals allowing them their revenge.
Our fourth and final game was against Dawson Creek, another big strong team, losing to them 5-1 with the only goal coming from Rhett Munson with a rebound from a howitzer off the boards from Colten Braid.
Though we were out of the tournament our boy's held their heads high. They had played very well and very disciplined through-out the tournament with a lot of good comments coming from other teams and parents.
These boy's had a terrific season, winning 2 of the 4 tournaments they had attended, and finally winning their League and Zones to earn them the top spot in the Northwest getting them the chance to play the very best in the Province in Castlegar this past week.
Although the season has ended for most of these boy's, 9 of our 16 are going to the U-16 best ever try-outs coming up this weekend March 20-21 in Houston. They will be vying for 20 spots available to the best in the Northwest from Vanderhoof through to Prince Rupert. Once these 20 kids are chosen they will go to a huge Jamboree style tournament being held in P.G. April 15-18 with 140 other top ranking kids from all the other zones in BC.