The Vanderhoof Bears played the Elk Valley Raiders on Saturday (March 19). Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

The Vanderhoof Bears played the Elk Valley Raiders on Saturday (March 19). Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

Vanderhoof Bears go undefeated into second day of U15 championships

The Bears finished the day with a 4-2 win against the Raiders after beating the Flyers 2-1 at the opening game

The Vanderhoof Bears are going into their second day of the U15 Tier 4 minor hockey championships undefeated on Sunday (March 20) after winning both of their games at the Vanderhoof Arena on Saturday.

The Bears beat the Houston Flyers 2-1 at the opening game and wrapped up the day with a 4-2 win against the Elk Valley Raiders.

READ MORE: Vanderhoof kicks off U15 championship with 2-1 win over Houston

The Flyers made a comeback in the last period of their second game breaking a 3-3 tie to win 5-3 against the Raiders.

Bears Coach Jeff Lance said he’s proud of how far the team has come with a lot of hard work and practice.

“They started the day off really strong and they just got stronger through the day. They’ve come together really well as a cohesive unit. They’re peaking at the right time and they deserve everything they’re getting this weekend.”

READ MORE: Houston Flyers make second game comeback with 5-3 win over Elk Valley Raiders

Going into Sunday the Bears face off against the Flyers at 9 am followed by the Raiders versus the Flyers at 2 pm and then the Bears versus the Raiders at 7 pm. The gold medal game happens at 11 am on Monday (March 21) followed by closing ceremonies.


 

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