Kitt, Melfort Mustangs win SJHL championship


Brandon product and former Wheat King left-winger Brett Kitt, and his Melfort Mustangs teammates won the SJHL championship tonight defeating the Flin Flon Bombers 2-1 in game 6 of the championship final.    The Mustangs take home their second consecutive Canalta Cup Championship with the victory. They now move onto the Western Canada Cup being held this year in Estevan. Other teams in the tournament include:

SJHL: Melfort Mustangs

Host: Estevan Bruins

MJHL: Portage Terriers

AJHL: Brooks Bandits

BCHL: West-Kelowna Warriors

Two teams from the Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup will advance to the RBC Cup in Lloydminster.

Kitt for his part chipped in with 6 points in 11 games during the playoffs while registering 19 penalty minutes.  He spent parts of two seasons with the Wheat Kings playing in 41 games.   Dakota Boutin, a onetime draft selection of the Brandon Wheat King and Boissevan product Sam Houston are also part of the Mustangs roster.