PHOTOS: Novices take on Valemount

They were the local squad's first full-ice games and the visiting team won both by wide margins

Clearwater Novice hockey players (l-r) #5 Evan Cooke

Main photo: Clearwater Novice hockey players (l-r) #5 Evan Cooke, #11 Sophie Collins and #8 Riley Munson battle for the puck during one of two games against Valemount at the Sportsplex on Saturday. These were the local squad’s first full-ice games and the visiting team won both by wide margins. The Novices recently played two half-ice games in Lillooet and will host Lillooet in January. The last weekend in Novice Chace SmithJanuary they will host their own Novice tournament.

Inset photo: Clearwater Novice #14 Chace Smith keeps the puck in the Valemount end.