Bantam Hornets East Kootenay champs
The Cranbrook Bantam Hornets were named the East Kootenay League 2018/2019 Bantam “A” Champions after taking first place at their banner tournament in Kimberley last weekend.
The Hornets faced off against teams from Kimberley, Invermere, Creston, Fernie and Whitefish, Montana, and were undefeated heading into the final game and a 5-3 victory over Creston.
The Hornets, made up of players from Cranbrook and Kimberley, are now turning their attention to the provincial stage as they gear up for the BC Hockey League Bantam Tier 3 Provincials in Port Hardy starting next weekend.
They will face-off against Whistler in their first game Sunday afternoon.