Aldergrove Midget Bruins take first game, 9-2

Aldergrove Midget A1 Bruins totally dominated their first game of the provincials in Prince George's Kin Centre on Monday, March 14.

The Aldergrove Midget A1 Bruins totally dominated their first game of the provincials in Prince George’s Kin Centre on Monday, March 14.

The Bruins scored three goals in each period against the Williams Lake team, for a game final of 9-2.

Scoring for Aldergrove were Caleb Boelema, Brodie Buchner, Jake De Waal, Tanner Myer (3) and Hudson Shelvey (3).

Assists came from Buchner (2), De Waal (2), Logan Favel, Dawson Ivison, Devon James, Myer, Travis Sharman (2) and Dawsen Stone.

Goalie Dawson Calfa made 24 saves in the game.

The BC Hockey Midget Tier 2 Championships run to Thursday, March 17, and the other competing teams include Prince George, Fort St. James, Vernon, Campbell River, Castlegar/Nelson and Mission.

The Aldergrove Bruins, with a 37-10-3 season record, won 12 of their last 14 regular season games and are ranked number one in their league. The Bruins are also the only Final Four team to win two games.

The Aldergrove Bruins are: #1 Kallum Dierkhising (G), #3 Dayton Edwards (D), #4 Devon James (D), #5 Dawson Ivison (D), #6 Jordan Desrosiers (F), #7 Logan Favel (F), #8 Brodie Buchner (F), #9 Ryan Bencze (D), #10 Logan Belansky (F), #11 Tanner Myer (F), #12 Josh Boelema (F), #13 Jordan Digness (AP) (D), #14 Travis Sharman (F), #15 Jake De Waal (F), #16 Jake McDonald (F), #17 Caleb Boelema (D), #18 Dawsen Stone (D), #19 Hudson Shelvey (F), #35 Dawson Calfa (G), #71 James Carter (AP-G), and Jordan Van Aert (AP-D).

Head coach is Carlo Calfa, assistant coaches are Mitch McDonald and Lyall Sharman, with Sharman also team manager and Sheila Favel is treasurer.