Midget Flyers among four Fort St. John teams to win league banners

Fort St. John minor hockey teams capped off a successful season by winning four league titles last weekend.

The Fort St. John Midget Tier 1 Flyers played two games against Grande Prairie to see who would win the title, with the series being decided by most goals. The Flyers dropped the first game 3-1 at home on Friday, March 8, but on March 9 in Grande Prairie, they scored two goals in regulation to even the series, and scored the title-clinching goal in overtime to win the All Peace League Midget Tier 1 title for the first time in 10 years. 

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The team finished the season with a record of 18-7-1. 

On Saturday, March 2, the Fort St. John Canadian Tire Bantam Tier 4 Flyers beat Grimshaw 4-1 to clinch the All Peace League Midget Tier 4 B title. 

The Northern Metalic Fort St. John Bantam Tier 2 Flyers also won the B division banner on March 9, by beating Grande Prairie 8-6 in a two-game series. 

Over in the North East Recreation Hockey League, the Fort St. John Atom C Flyers won their league on MArch 9, going undefeated in the process. 

More to come.

Email sports reporter Dillon Giancola at sports@ahnfsj.ca.

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