UPDATED: Novice hockey takes over NDCC

Eight teams are taking part in the weekend tournament.

The Nelson Senior Novice Leafs are one of nine teams taking part in the Nelson Novice Tournament this weekend.

The Nelson Senior Novice Leafs are one of nine teams taking part in the Nelson Novice Tournament this weekend.

The Nelson Senior Novice Leafs were one of six teams that also included three junior squads who took part in a weekend tournament at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

The host team went 2-1-1. On Friday, they tied the Greater Trail Orange Crush. Larson Proctor scored for Nelson. On Saturday morning, Wyatt Groenhuysen scored the lone goal in a 6-1 loss to the Spokane Kings. Saturday afternoon, Jack Boyes had a hat trick as they beat the Spokane River Rats 6-1. Wyatt Groenhuysen also scored twice and his brother Grady had a single. On Sunday they beat the Greater Trail Storm Troopers 4-0 on goals by Larson Proctor, Wyatt and Grady Groenhuysen, and Dax Dewar.

The Nelson juniors beat the Trail Raptors 6-2 on goals by Jasper Marshall, River Marshall, Brody Arjun, Jack Fode, Theo Byers-Bohigian and Wesley Jordan. They also beat Trail Hawks 5-4. River Marshall and Wesley Jordan each scored twice and Jasper Marshall added a single. They lost 6-4 the following day to the Hawks. Nelson goal scorers were River Marshall, Caleb Bernhardt, Jaxon Slomba, and Wesley Jordan.