Nelson hockey teams win two Atom banners

The Nelson Atom Leafs are champions of the West Kootenay Minor Hockey League.

The Nelson Atom Leafs are champions of the West Kootenay Minor Hockey League.

Atom hockey teams will have two new banners to raise on home ice.

Nathan Jackman scored in overtime as the Nelson Leafs beat the Trail 5 Blazers 7-6 on Sunday to win the West Kootenay Atom B Hockey League final in Midway.

Sebastian Conne-Correnti had a hat trick for the Leafs, who finished first among 11 teams.

Meanwhile in the same tournament, the Nelson Chiefs defeated the Trail Bandits 6-2 to finish sixth and clinch the Pool 2 banner.

The Nelson Leafs are: Levi Konken, Gunner Evenson, Dane Jones, Myles Cousins, Cash Nay, Mitchell Erickson, Nathan Jackman, Jaden Hlookoff, Larson Proctor, Sebastian Conne-Correnti, Cohen Wolbaum, Cash Linnen, Dax Dewar, and goalie Shea Andersen.

The Leafs coaching staff is manager Staci Proctor, head coach Kevin Dewar, assistant coach Brian Jones, assistant coach Leif Luttmer, and safety Derek Jackman.

The Nelson Chiefs are: Grady Groenhuysen, Xavier Tinholt, Ryder Nash, Leif Poole, Amani Kaufman, Max Jean, Evan Ouchi, Kale Gehrman, Tyson Hutt, Leo Jewitt, Miller Tedesco, Jack Boyes, Sawan Bhabra and Griffin Wanhella.

The coaching staff is Marlo Tedesco, Danny Jewitt, Brad Ouchi, Todd Hutt and Jamie Tedesco.

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