Nelson Leafs finish 3-0 at Beaver Valley Sr. Novice Tournament
The Nelson Leafs added another crown to a stellar season on the Minor Hockey Senior Novice circuit by going undefeated at the Beaver Valley Tournament this past weekend in Fruitvale.
The Leafs outscored the opposition by a 20-10 margin en route to the victory sweep.
Nelson opened the tournament getting a pair of goals from Larson Proctor to defeat Greater Trail Nighthawks5-1 Saturday.
Miller Tedesco, Jack Boyes and Wyatt Groenhuysen also scored for the Leafs.
Nelson continued its fine play by doubling Grand Forks Bruins later in the day 10-5.
Wyatt Groenhuysen and Miller Tedesco led Nelson, each with a hat-trick while singles went to Kale Gehrmann, Jack Boyes, Larson Proctor and Dax Dewar.
Grady Groenhuysen was outstanding between the pipes in both game as regular goalie Shea Andersen was away.
Sunday Nelson defeated another 2-0 team, Castlegar Blazers, 5-4.
Wyatt Groenhuysen, two from brother Grady Groenhuysen and Miller Tedesco scored for Nelson.
Cohen Wolbaum scored the winner with three minutes remaining in the contest.
Shea Andersen was back in net with 33 saves. Head coach Kevin Dewar and Assistant Leif Luttmer were once again at the helm for leading us to our victory.
Nelson, which played at the Trail tourney in November, hosted an event in January before going undefeated in Castlegar in February, closes out the season Saturday at 11:15 a.m. in the NDCC Arena.
There are no playoffs for the Sr Novice Division. Next season 11 players will move up to Atom next year with the exception of four returning to Sr Novice.