Castlegar novice squad tied for fourth in recent Cranbrook tournament.

Castlegar Jets crack top five

Young players put in a strong showing in competitive event

November 9 and 10 saw 14 seven and eight year olds from Castlegar compete in the Cranbrook Minor Hockey Association novice tournament.  The team (Castlegar Jets) finished tied for fourth out of the 11 teams that participated.  After a loss to start the tournament against home town M & R the team rebounded back with two straight wins against the Cranbrook Snap-On team and Invermere Rockies.  In the playoff round the Jets tied against the Cranbrook KeyCity Canucks 6-6.

Pictured in accompanying photo, are:

Back row -> Dave DeRosa (Asst coach), Adam Menzies, Luke Svardfeldt, Brody Martini, Teague Salekin, Marlo DeRosa, Elsi Reitan, Matthew Wiens, Wayne Salekin (Coach), Trent Svardfeldt (Trainer)

Front row -> Brynn Strelaeff, Ben Luterbach, Spencer MacLeod, Ethan Reimer, Scott VanKoughnett, Erica Svardfeldt, Misha Barisoff

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