Ridge Rustlers win Thanksgiving hockey tournament in Alberni

The Ridge Meadows pee wee A3 Rustlers won gold at the Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Thanksgiving Tournament over the weekend.

Ridge Meadows Peewee A3 Rustlers won gold at the Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Thanksgiving Tournament this past weekend.

Ridge Meadows Peewee A3 Rustlers won gold at the Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Thanksgiving Tournament this past weekend.

The Ridge Meadows pee wee A3 Rustlers won gold at the Alberni Valley Minor Hockey Thanksgiving Tournament over the weekend.

The boys dominated the tournament with a 5-0 record and scored 42 goals in those five outings, while goaltenders Kai Koerner and Justin Falconer allowed just 14 goals between them during the tournament.

The Rustlers played teams from North Island, Oceanside, South Delta and Campbell River, before facing off again against Oceanside in the final.

The teams were battling throughout the first two periods of the game, and at the end of the second the Rustlers were up 3-2.  In the third period, the Rustlers came out hard and scored five unanswered goals, ending the game with an 8-2 win.

The members of the Rustlers team are:  Kai Koerner, Justin Falconer, Cale Anderson, Graydan Carr, Ty Crowe, Alex Gosling, Tanner Hamilton, Dawson Ignatieff, Cameron McCulloch, Josh Mainhout, Kyle Mair, Cole Moffat, Dylan Stephen, Jacob Stevenson, Vincent Timperio, Ryan Wong and Cody Zachow.  The coaching staff are: Dave Hamilton, Randy Ignatieff and Andrew Carr.