Bantam reps take silver in Salmon Arm

The Williams Lake Bantam Rep Tier 2 squad travelled to Salmon Arm over the Nov. 16-18 weekend winning silver.

The Williams Lake Bantam Rep Tier 2 squad travelled to Salmon Arm over the Nov. 16-18 weekend for a 12-team tournament and finished in second place with an excellent showing.

The team started off with a solid 6-2 win over Nelson on Friday morning. Williams Lake was led by Brendan Lane, who scored three goals and Chase Dubois, who added four assists.  Other goals were scored by Mitchell LaBossiere, William Paynton and Owen Powers. Hayden Lyons was in net for Williams Lake.

In their second game of the day Williams Lake played the hometown Salmon Silverbacks and came out on top of a 7-5 shootout. This was a wild game that saw Williams Lake fighting off multiple penalties throughout the game. Colton Thomas had a great game for Williams Lake scoring two goals and adding two assists and Lane added two goals and an assist.  Other goal scorers for Williams Lake were:  Paynton, Dubois and Spencer Neufeld. Griffen Outhouse was in net for Williams Lake.

In its third game on Saturday morning Williams Lake faced Port Alberni and came out with a very strong effort, winning 7-0.

Williams Lake was led by Dubois with two goals and three assists and Paynton with two goals and an assist. Other goal scorers were Dubois, Justin Hansen and Cory Loring. Outhouse had the shoutout for Williams Lake.

Williams Lake won their pool with their 3-0 record and advanced to the semifinal against Kamloops.

In the semifinal game Sunday morning Williams Lake played a superb game and notched a 4-2 win to advance to the final.

Williams Lake faced Westside in the final later on Sunday.

The final game Sunday was a close affair and was 1-0 for Westside with only two minutes left in the game.

Williams Lake had several shots go off posts and had several close in opportunities that couldn’t be finished. With only minutes left Williams Lake was pushing to tie the game and with five players deep allowing Westside an easy break to go up 2-0. An empty netter sealed the 3-0 win for Westside.

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