The Penticton Skaha Ford pee wee Mustangs brought home the gold medal from Spokane, Wash. at the U12 Thanksgiving Classic this past weekend. Goalies holding the Canadian flag, left to right, are Connor Klapa and Tanner Schwartzenberger. Second row, from left to right, Scott Ball, Nicholas Leclercq, Joey Pastro, Owen Tithecott, Ty Balanger, Brayden Davidson and Wyatt Madsen. Third row is James, Mohoruk, Tyson Lemke, Hanna Musgrave, Finlay Case, Tanner Ricketts and Jaida Powell. Back Row coaching staff, from left to right, is Colin Powell— head coach, Brian Mohoruk — assistant coach, Jon Ricketts the safety co-ordinator and Dean Madsen — assistant coach. Submitted photo

Penticton hockey team wins gold in Washington

Penticton Skaha Ford Pee Wee Mustangs brought home gold

The Penticton Skaha Ford Pee Wee Mustangs brought home gold from the Under-12 Thanksgiving Classic held in Spokane, Wash. last weekend.

After finishing third in the round-robin, one point out of first, the Mustangs had to play Spokane’s top team on Sunday morning in an emotional game. The Mustang’s won 3-2 in overtime and then went on to win gold in the final, blanking Trail’s top team 4-0.

“I am very proud of the team and their resilience to overcome adversity to win gold in a strong tournament, in addition to strengthening their character as a team,” said coach Colin Powell.

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