Nelson Bantam Leafs goalie Ben Kelsch makes a save against Wildcats forward Jesse Cooper during round robin play of the West Kootenay bantam house playoffs earlier this weekend.

West Kootenay Wildcats to meet Castlegar in bantam finals

The West Kootenay Wildcats bantam team pulled out a thrilling victory Sunday morning

The West Kootenay Wildcats bantam team pulled out a thrilling victory Sunday morning against regular season league champion Rossland/Trail to earn a spot in the West Kootenay Bantam House finals.

The Wildcats defeated Rossland/Trail 2-1 in overtime at the Nelson and District Community Complex when Emma Hare scored with two seconds left in the extra frame.

In the other semi-final Castlegar beat Nakusp to earn a spot in the final.

The final game is scheduled for 1 p.m. this afternoon at the NDCC.

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