Clearwater Midget Icehawks win in Vanderhoof

The Clearwater team had only 11 skaters and one goalie at the tourney

Members of the Clearwater Midget Icehawks pose for a photograph after winning a six-team tourney in Vanderhoof on Nov 16-17.

Members of the Clearwater Midget Icehawks pose for a photograph after winning a six-team tourney in Vanderhoof on Nov 16-17.

Members of the Clearwater Midget Icehawks pose for a photograph after winning a six-team tourney in Vanderhoof on Nov 16-17.

Pictured are (back, l-r) coach Ashton Phillips, Jared Walker, Jairus Bromley, Nate Wadlegger, Cora MacLaren, Drew Johnson, Wyatt Braaten, Larson Wadlegger, Justin Sutherland, Coach Darcy Elliot, coach Orlynn Braaten, (front, l-r) Austin Rauch, Keaton Noble, Levi Walker, and (ice) Taylor Rhodes.

Clearwater had only 11 skaters and one goalie. The Hawks played Mackenzie for a 4-2 win, Houston 12-0 win, and their only loss to Fort St. James 5-3.

They ended up in the finals for first against the hometown, Vanderhoof and won 4-3.

“It’s very exciting to see the Midgets do so well and come together as a team,” commented one of the adults involved.