Pee Wee tournament on tap

Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association will host its annual Pee Wee Tier 2 and Tier 3 tournament on the weekend.

Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association will host its annual Pee Wee Tier 2 and Tier 3 tournament on the weekend.

In all 10 teams will participate, with the Tier 2 Pee Wee Smoke Eaters facing off against the Boise Junior Steelheads, Castlegar Tier 2 Pee Wees, Penticton Pee Wee Vees, Kimberley Dynamiters, and the Salmon Arm Silvertips.

The GTMHA Tier 2 Pee Wee team plays in the Okanagan Mainline Amateur Hockey Association and currently hold down third spot with a 9-7-0 record. The Tier 2 Smokies split a pair of games on the weekend beating Kelowna Saturday 3-2, before dropping a 3-2 match to West Kelowna on Sunday.

The GTMHA Tier 3 team, meanwhile, will host the Cranbrook Kings, the Creston Chiefs, and Elk Valley.

The games begin at 1:45 p.m. on Friday when the Tier 2 Smoke Eaters play Kimberley at the Rossland Arena, and the Tier 3 Smoke Eaters play Creston at the Cominco Arena at 2:15 p.m.

Games will go all day Saturday, with the playoffs starting at 7:30 a.m. Sunday and both finals going at noon for Tier 2 in Trail and the Tier 3 final in Rossland.

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