Three champions crowned week one of the 50th annual Brandon Tournament of Champions

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Photo: Brandon Wheat Kings - Peewee AA Champs (Hockey Brandon)

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.