Vanderhoof’s bantam hockey team snatched first place at home in a regional tournament in the past weekend.
The event, including teams from Houston, Kitimat, Terrace, and Smithers, featured round robin games from Jan. 8 to 10.
Defeating Smithers 3-2 in the third period during the finals game on Sunday, Vanderhoof had an up and down weekend.
The Bantam hockey team started with a 10-0 win against Houston on Friday, then lost 5-7 against Smithers and 9-10 against Terrace on Saturday. On Sunday morning, Vanderhoof’s team gained more points to pull ahead by defeating Kitimat 6-2.