The lone Canadian team in their division, the Kelowna Crushers came out on top at the Spokane Jr. Chiefs 8U Shamrock Showdown Hockey Tournament.
The Crushers (5-6 year olds) captured the gold medal in the novice category, clinching the title with a 6-4 win over Everett.
After taking a 4-0 lead heading to the final period, Everett scored three quick goals. But the Crushers managed to hang on for the win.
Kelowna defeated a team from Spokane in the semifinal.
The Crushers are: Mason Bains, Simon Mckee, Thomas McHaffie, Max Langevin, Sam Bigattini, Keilan Cescon, Jackson Zinner, Cooper McCrady, Dominic Kozar and Mason Hick.
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