The Fernie Ghostriders’ captain has added more hardware to his mantlepiece after winning three awards at the team’s annual banquet.

Ghostriders hold annual banquet

Captain receives three awards

The Fernie Ghostriders’ captain has added more hardware to his mantlepiece after winning three awards at the team’s annual banquet.

Mitch Titus was named Most Valued Player of the Year as well as Most Exciting Player and Top Scorer.

The right winger scored 24 goals with 40 assists, notching up 64 points for the Riders over the 2017-18 season.

The Junior B hockey team’s banquet was held at the Senior Citizens Drop In Centre in Fernie on Saturday night and attended by the players, board, coaching staff, billets, parents and volunteers.

President Barb Anderson said the dinner was a very personal affair.

“Gerry Pang announced that he will be retiring from hockey and this would be his last year,” she said.

“Gerry was invaluable to our coaching staff, coaching many goaltenders.”

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Kathy Merkel and her husband Gary also attended.

“Kathy is responsible for the Eddie Mountain Division,” said Anderson.

“The booster club works hard throughout the season and proudly provides beautiful thank you gifts.

“We are so fortunate to have the booster club.”

This year’s award winners are:

Volunteer of the Year – Georgina MacIntosh

Most Inspirational – Grayson Neufeld

Most Improved – Broc Merkl

Rookie of the Year – Ethan Jang

MVP – Mitch Titus

Most Exciting Player – Mitch Titus

Top Defenseman – Grayson Neufeld

Top Scorer – Mitch Titus

MVP Playoffs – Jace Woodley

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