Ross H. MacLean Flyers take fifth in weekend tournament

The Flyers first game of the tourney came against Williams Lake where Fort St. John fell 5-1. Nathan Brownlee scored the lone Flyers goal and shots at the end of the contest were 33-27 in favour of Williams Lake.

The early struggles continued in the Flyers second game when they took on Terrace. The outcome was 6-2 in favour of Terrace and they also had the advantage in shots 33-16. Goals for the Flyers were scored by Cooper Beamish and Curtis Hammond. 

The fortunes of the Flyers began to turn with their third game against the Grande Prairie Energetic Services Knights. The Flyers badly outshot the opposition 41-16 but score was a lot closer with a 4-3 Flyers win. Goals were scored by Duncan Ross, Connor Bowie, Connor Kindrat, and Isaac Wagner.

The final game of the round robin came against Quesnel where the Flyers took the game easily by a score of 6-0. Goals came off the sticks of Connor Bowie (2), Curtis Hammond (2), Cooper Beamish, and Connor Kindrat. Jordan Fairlee got the shutout between the pipes. Final shot count was 50-17 in favour of the Flyers.

The Flyers skated with Kitimat in the 5th/6th place game and the Flyers dominated throughout. Fort St. John was victorious 7-0 and Tyler McArthur got the shutout. Goals were scored by Logan Kimmie, Nathan Brownlee, Connor Kindrat, Cooper Beamish, and Connor Bowie. Shots in the contest were 38-23 for Fort St. John.

The Flyers action will be on Sunday at the Pomeroy Sport Centre when they take on the Whitecourt Wolverines at 9:15 a.m.

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