Vernon Bantams collect Chase crown
The Vernon Fix Auto Vipers slammed North Shore Winter Club 13-0 in Sunday’s finals of the Chase Bantam Rep Hockey Tournament at Art Holding Memorial Arena.
Joe Eggert picked up a hat trick in the final, while Brayden Jones, Liam Hennig and Mason McLennan each added deuces and singles came from Mika Burns, Nick Cherkowski, Drayden Dougan and Damian Coljee-Fehr. Ethan Huizinga recorded the shutout.
The Vipers upended Pitt Meadows 5-3 in the semifinal on goals by Sam Eggert, McLennan, Dex Elders, Joe Eggert and Coljee-Fehr.
The Tier 2 Vipers ambushed the Tier 4 Chase Broncos 10-2 in their opener behind two goals apiece from Hennig, Coljee-Fehr and Cody Webb . Singles were turned in by Dougan, McLennan, Aidan Rysen and Brennan Schwark.
In Saturday morning action, the Fix Auto crew grounded North Shore 10-2 with Elders, Schwark, Cherkowski and McLennan each supplying two goals and Coljee-Fehr and Burns adding one each.
Schwark scored twice as Vernon upended Pitt Meadows 8-0 Saturday afternoon. Lucas Halvorson, Caden Bracken, Elders, Hennig, McLennan, and Cherkowski counted singles. Huizinga earned the shutout.
The Vipers are coached by Linc Dougan and Matt Rysen.