The Hollyburn Huskies Bantam A1 squad lost in the A finals of the Seafair Bantam AAA Icebreaker tourney to the Snoking BA1 Jr.Thunderbirds in a close 6-3 contest (including an empty net goal) Monday.
The Huskies had defeated the Jr. Thunderbirds 5-3 in the round robin and South Delta 3-1, losing a close 2-1 decision to Kelowna.
Hollyburn then downed Vancouver Minor 6-1 in the semis before meeting the Jr. Thunderbirds in the finals.
Kelowna won the B division final.
The Huskies will be traveling to Kelowna’s Tommy Guns Bantam AAA tourney next week, where they match up against Prince George A1, Kamloops A1 and Coquitlam A1 in their pool (Kelowna, Langley, Ridge Meadows, and Rocky Mountain Raides are in the other pool).