Bantam Ridge Meadows Rustler squads win big

The bantam A1 Rustlers were a perfect 6-0 at the Port Coquitlam Bantam International Tournament

The Ridge Meadows Rustlers bantam A1 team

The Ridge Meadows Rustlers Bantam A1 team defeated the North Delta Sundevils on Saturday to win gold at the Port Coquitlam Bantam International Tournament.

The Rustlers were a perfect 6-0 at the tournament, despite going 8-10-2 in the regular season.

Along for the Rustlers’ tournament win were players Luke Allard, Brendan Halstrom, Brett Caryk, Cameron Kovesdi, Colton Beard, Halen Cordoni, Jacob Jude, Jesse Strangward, Justin Won, Liam McCloskey, Logan Smith, Marc Labelle, Matthew Koehler, Mike Podschadly, Parker Colley, and Riley Murru.

The bantam A3 Rustlers were also victorious, defeating Merritt 6-1 to win the bantam Tier 3 title at Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey Association’s spring break tournament last week. The bantam A3 Rustlers are Dryden Michaud, Brigham McDougall, Devon Rackow, Brady Surbey, Brett Hemminger, Alex Pringle, Dante Leroux, Justin Sweet, Kevin Maxwell, Connor Liversidge, Colton Fairley, Nicholas Lavrik, Chris Sonea, Justin Crockett, Logan Ramirez.

The local spring break tournament featured teams from around the province competing at the peewee, bantam, and midget levels.

In the bantam Tier 2 competition, the Saanich Braves defeated the Burnaby Bulldogs 6-1 in the championship final.

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs beat the Saanich Tier 2 Braves 6-2 to take the peewee Tier 2 title, while the Terrace Peewee Reps beat the Saanich Tier 3 Braves 7-2 to win the peewee Tier 3 title.

In the midget Tier 2 competition, the Mission Star were vistourious, while the Surrey Lightning won the midget Tier 3 title.

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