Mitchell Labossiere provided the heroics and the Williams Lake Midget Timberwolves marched away the victors from a 12-team tournament in Salmon Arm Thanksgiving weekend.
The T-wolves defeated Terrace 4-3 in overtime in a nail-biting tournament final to claim the championship.
Williams Lake opened the tournament with a 7-5 loss to Aldergrove after giving up a 3-0 early lead, before blanking West Kelowna 3-0 in its second game.
Dylan Derose posted the shutout in net for the Timberwolves, while Will Paynton notched two tallies and an assist and Jimmy Bealleau-Wells added a single marker in the winning effort.
The Timberwolves capped off the round robin with another 3-0 shutout victory over Trail to advance to the semifinal with goals from Cody Swan, Labossiere and Owen Powers. Hayden Lyons secured the shutout for the T-Wolves.
In the tournament semifinal the Timberwolves enacted revenge over Aldergrove in a 4-3 overtime thriller.
Paynton lit the lamp for his second of the game with two seconds left in overtime to help the T-wolves advance to the championship. Corey Loring also added a pair of goals in the win.
In the final Swan, Belleau-Wells and Loring found the twine before Labossiere potted the winner, with Lyons picking up the victory between the pipes.