Jr. Vees earn tournament hardware

The Sherwood Sports Peewee Tier 2 Penticton Junior Vees were the big winners at the North Delta Holiday Classic Tournament before Christmas.

The Sherwood Sports Peewee Tier 2 Penticton Junior Vees won the North Delta Holiday Classic Tournament.

The Sherwood Sports Peewee Tier 2 Penticton Junior Vees won the North Delta Holiday Classic Tournament.

The Sherwood Sports Peewee Tier 2 Penticton Junior Vees were the big winners at the North Delta Holiday Classic Tournament before Christmas.

The team was undefeated in all five games scoring 24 goals in the march to victory. Game three against the Semiahmoo Ravens produced a shutout for Shane Farkas and a hat trick for Jordan Schulting. Through the tournament, Raphael Bassot had 12 points and Morey Babakaiff had seven.

The final game against the host team North Delta Sun Devils saw the Sherwood Sports Junior Vees face major adversity when they killed off all 11 penalties in only a 45-minute game. Solid support and intense focus from the entire squad was the key to bringing home the hardware.

Nine teams competed in the tournament including the NW Royals, Vancouver Thunderbirds and Spirit, NSWC Winterhawks, Cloverdale Colts and South Delta Storm.