Mustangs cruise into semifinals

Vernon Watkin Motors Mustangs whip Dawson Creek Canucks 15-2 to go 3-0 at Coca-Cola Classic Pee Wee Hockey Tourney...

Vernon Watkin Motors Mustangs scored three times in the first four minutes Friday and rolled to a 15-2 win over the Dawson Creek Canucks in the final round-robin game for both teams at the 45th annual Coca-Cola Classic Pee Wee Hockey Tournament at the Civic Arena.

Vernon will play the Alaska Fairbanks Arctic Lions in a championship side semifinal Saturday at 12:20 p.m. The Lions finished 2-1 in the Sun Valley Division, earning a date with the hosts after a 3-1 win over the Nelson Leafs Friday night.

The other championship semi at 2:45 p.m. will feature the 3-0 St. Albert (Alta.) Sabres against the Idaho Junior Steelheads. The Steelheads finished at 2-1 after a 7-1 win over the Calgary Glenlake Hawks.

The Sabres beat the Arctic Lions 7-5 Friday morning and rolled past the Fort St. John Flyers 7-2.

On the consolation side, Nelson plays Calgary at 8 a.m. and Dawson Creek tangles with Fort St. John at 10:15.

The D final goes Sunday at 10 a.m., followed by the C final at 12:30, the B final at 3:15 p.m. and the championship game at 5:30 p.m.

All games are at the Civic Arena.