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.