Bantam Wildcats play for bronze today

Midget Reps battle for spot in playoff round

The West Kootenay Wildcats will have a shot at a bronze medal at the B.C. Female Bantam Championships in Kelowna today.

On Tuesday, the West Kootenay entry posted its second win of the tournament blanking Terrace 4-0 to advance to the semifinal game later in the day against the undefeated North Shore squad.

North Shore chalked up its second straight shutout blanking the Wildcats 3-0.

The Wildcats will await the loser of the matchup between Richmond and Prince George in today’s bronze medal game at 9 a.m.

Meanwhile, the Rossland-Trail Tier 2 Midget Rep team faced a doubleheader on Tuesday with a playoff spot on the line at the B.C. Midget Tier 2 championships in Salmon Arm.

They opened the day with a 5-3 win over Kamloops.

Steven Simister scored twice for the local squad with James Booth, Jarret Conway and Craig Martin adding singles.

That set the stage for last night’s showdown with host Salmon Arm with a playoff spot on the line. Results were unavailable at press time.

Monday, the club scored a big 3-2 win over Fort St. John. Simister, Martin and D.J. Wallis, with the winner, scored for the Reps.

Should the Midget squad qualify for the playoff round, the semifinals are set for this morning and the championship game is scheduled for 8 p.m. tonight.

In Fort St. John, the Rossland-Trail Bantam Reps saw their stay come to an end Monday night. With a playoff spot on the line against Mission, the Reps came up empty dropping a 4-0 decision.

That left the team with a 1-2 record after the round robin portion of the tournament.

At the Pee Wee Rep Tier 2 championship in Aldergrove, the Rossland-Trail squad had a rough start to their day on Tuesday falling 9-1 to Burnaby for its third straight loss. The team wrapped up round robin play last night against the host Aldergrove. Results were unavailable at press time.

At the B.C. Female Pee Wee Championships in Clearwater on Tuesday, the West Kootenay Wildcats picked up their first point of the tournament battling Surrey to a 2-2 draw.

Kendra Waterstreet and Madeline Vockeroth Fisher provided the offence for the Wildcats.

The team also faced Kamloops on Tuesday. Results were unavailable.

at press time.

The Wildcats wrap up the round robin today against Clearwater.