Figure skaters glide to Super Series

Four skaters from the Williams Lake Figure Skating Club will compete at the Super Series on March 23 in Surrey.

Four skaters from the Williams Lake Figure Skating Club will compete at the Super Series on March 23 in Surrey.

The event, the sport’s provincial championship, will see skaters from around the province take to the ice.

Amanda Lane, Ashley Beauchamp, Dawn Henley and Breanna Davidson will represent the lakecity at the event.

Lane is competing in Prelminary Women’s, Beauchamp and Henley both skate in Junior Bronze 13 and over and Davidson participates in Junior Silver Women’s.

All of the events are being live streamed online, including Williams Lake’s skaters, at www.skatingbc.com/superseries/live.

 

Peewee reps drop heartbreaker at provincial opener

 

The Williams Lake Peewee Tier 2 Timberwolves lost a heartbreaker in its opening game against Mission Sunday at the B.C. Peewee Provincial Hockey Championships in Penticton.

Williams Lake jumped out to an early 3-0 lead after one period and were dominating the game before Mission scored two quick goals to open the second.

The teams exchanged goals from there until late into the third period when Williams Lake held a 6-5 lead with just minutes left.

Mission scored on consecutive power plays to take a 7-6 lead late in the game.

Williams Lake then went on a five on three power play but could not find the twine.

The game ended when Mission potted a late goal to make the final score 8-6.

Scoring for Williams Lake were Dane DuBois with three goals, while William Paynton, Conley Pinette and Tyler Tenning each added singles.

Williams Lake was scheduled to play Trail-Rossland Monday at 1 p.m. in their second game of the championship round robin portion of the tournament.

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