Community cheers U18 players on at home tournament

Williams Lake’s U18 orange team celebrates after getting a goal against their opponents Jan. 13 in Rink 1. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Williams Lake’s U18 orange team celebrates after getting a goal against their opponents Jan. 13 in Rink 1. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Will Roberts winds up to take a shot at the U18 home tournament Friday, Jan. 13 in Rink 2. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Will Roberts winds up to take a shot at the U18 home tournament Friday, Jan. 13 in Rink 2. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Dakota Boyd gives the thumb’s up during a match Friday evening at Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. For the teams’ Grade 12 students, the home tournament will be their last one as a minor hockey player. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Dakota Boyd gives the thumb’s up during a match Friday evening at Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. For the teams’ Grade 12 students, the home tournament will be their last one as a minor hockey player. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association’s U18 division hosted an exciting home tournament Jan. 13-15.

Five Williams Lake teams faced off against teams from Smithers, Chase, Chilliwack, Prince George and Merritt Friday night and Saturday, with finals taking place Sunday. Chilliwack captured gold, Merritt silver and Prince George bronze. The team from Smithers came in fourth place, followed by the Williams Lake teams.

U18 coordinator Sarah Moore said the tournament was a lot of fun.

“All the games were really close and everybody seemed to have a great time,” said Moore, thanking volunteers for their efforts.

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