FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The NEBC Bantam Trackers remain first in the rankings following the club’s two wins this weekend.
The squad’s first game of the weekend ended in a 2-1 victory against the Camrose Vikings. Ryder Hunt responded to the Vikings’ early second period goal on the powerplay.
Carson Carson Batchelor put up the game-winner not long after Hunt to seal the victory.
The next day, the Trackers kept the momentum flowing, putting on a 7-2 clinic against the Leduc Roughnecks. The Trackers were comfortable on the powerplay, scoring five goals while the Roughnecks were down a man.
Ultimately, the Trackers were unable to rack up three wins this weekend, losing 4-2 to the Beaumont Braves on Sunday. Hunt and Batchelor each put up a powerplay goal, and both scored in all three games.
The bantam club’s record is now 19-3-3 on the season.
The team will head to Peace River Friday to take on the Sabres, before heading home to host the Grande Prairie Storm.
The NEBC Midget Trackers took part in the IHA Mid season Challenge in Calgary from January 27th to 30th, winning two out of four games.
The midget Trackers will host the Grande Prairie Storm on Saturday.