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Nelson atoms golden again

February 5, 2013 - photo submitted
February 5, 2013
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The Nelson Leafs Atom Development team took home gold from a Castlegar tournament late last month.

The ‘A’ side of the tournament featured all four teams that comprise the West Kootenay Atom Development league. Friday night saw Nelson take it to the home team Castlegar 7-0. Saturday morning was against Trail and Nelson jumped out to an early lead only to have Trail claw their way back into it. The Leafs escaped with a 5-4 win.

The final game of the round robin was against the league leading Spokane Jr. Chiefs who took the win with a 3-1 decision. With Trail beating Castlegar in the other late game on Saturday, the stage was set for a rematch on Sunday against the Jr. Chiefs for first place in the tournament.

In a game that came down the wire, Nelson claimed a 2-1 victory and the gold medal.

The Leafs are made up of (back row L-R) Dylan Mowery, Kelton Forte, Noah Quinn, Amran Bhabra, Brody Fillion, Nolan Dergousoff, Reid Vulcano, Kaleb Percival, Matt Erickson, Mason Scott; (middle row L-R) Joe Davidson, Tyler Badger, Callum Cutler, Carter Anderson, Nick Haydu; (bottom row) Tenzin Mint.

 

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