The Kitimat Rockies U16 team travelled to Clearwater from July 5 to 7 for the BC Provincial Championships.
Among the tournament’s highlights, the Rockies’ fourth game was against the Chilliwack Vipers, the BC representatives for the Western National championships, who were undefeated until Kitimat beat them 4-3.
While the Vipers would go on to win gold in the A/B Division, the win against the B.C. reps was big for the Kitimat boys, and a big moment in the tournament.
As for the general results, in game one Kitimat fell just one point behind the Merritt Stars, finishing 5 to 6. The MVP was Joel DeMelo.
In game two Kitimat thoroughly beat the Prince George Timberwolves, 15 to 5. MVP for the game was Marcus DeMelo.
Game three, The Fleetwood Marlins finished 18 to Kitimat’s 2. MVP was Cole Carriero.
Game four was the famous match against the Chilliwack Vipers, 4-3 for Kitimat. MVP was Spencer Anderson-Smithers.
In the double knock out round, The Merritt Stars beat Kitimat 13-9. Kitimat beat the Prince George Timberwolves a second time, 12-10, and beat the Merritt Stars in their third match-up, 13-9.
The Fleetwood Marlins beat Kitimat in the final game, 11-6.