The first week of the 50th annual Brandon Tournament of Champions ended yesterday with champions being crowned in three different divisions. Thirty-four teams participated in week one while this upcoming weekend will see another thirty-six teams take to the ice in Brandon in three different divisions.
The Winnipeg East Railcats claimed the Brandon Source for Sports Pee Wee A Division with a thrilling 7-6 win over the Souris Elks. Jett Lajoie led the Railcats with 3 goals and an assist in the final. Kelby Diehl replied with 4 points (1g, 3a) for the Elks.
The My Phone/Telus Pee Wee AA division was won by the Brandon PeeWee AA Wheat Kings who upended the Martensville Marauders 5-3 in Sunday’s final. Clarke Caswell had a hand in all five of his teams goals as he registered 4 goals and 1 assist. Leading the way for Martensville was Cole Peardon who had hat trick in the final as well.
Ty Sundholm led his Humbolt Broncos teammates to the A-Side championship in the Koch Fertilizer Canada Bantam AA division on the strength of 2 goals and an assist. Carter Sachs was the lone marksmen for the Warman Wildcate in a losing effort.