Cougars stop in at old stomping grounds

Two former Williams Lake minor hockey players Colton Thomas and Chase DuBois got the chance to check in on their old stomping grounds.

Cariboo Cougars players and former Williams Lake minor hockey players Chase DuBois (left) and Colton Thomas (right) take part in a recent practice at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in Williams Lake.

Cariboo Cougars players and former Williams Lake minor hockey players Chase DuBois (left) and Colton Thomas (right) take part in a recent practice at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in Williams Lake.

Two former Williams Lake minor hockey players Colton Thomas and Chase DuBois got the chance to check in on their old stomping grounds when their current team, the Cariboo Cougars, stopped for a practice in the lakecity Thursday on their way to the B.C. Major Midget League playoff quarterfinal.

Also the duo’s brothers, Grady Thomas and Daine DuBois — both players for the tier two peewee Williams Lake Timberwolves — were invited to take part in the pratice with the Cougars and participate in drills and scrimmages.

The Valley West Hawks, unfortunately, ended the Cougars season on Saturday night, skating to a 5-2 win to sweep the best-of-three BCMML quarterfinal series in Langley.

Valley West won the first game 4-3 on Friday night.