Juan de Fuca enjoys perfect run at South Delta Pee Wee A1 Winter Showcase

Island squad wins eight team event with victory over Calgary's Springbank in title game

The Juan De Fuca Grizzlies clawled their way to six straight victories to capture South Delta Minor Hockey’s Pee Wee A1 Winter Showcase.

The Vancouver Island squad capped a dominating run with 7-0 win over Calgary’s Springbank AA in Sunday’s championship game. Over the course of the weekend, the Grizzlies outscored their opponents by a whopping 52-8 margin.

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Juan de Fuca opened the playoff round with an 8-1 victory over North Vancouver A1 before rolling to a 9-1 romp against Surrey A1 in Sunday morning’s semis.

As for the host A1 Storm, they can take consolation in giving the champions their toughest test of the weekend — a 5-2 defeat to conclude round-robin play on Saturday morning. 

South Delta went on to finish second in its pool thanks to earlier wins over North Delta A1 (6-3) and Blackfoot AA (8-3).

The Storm’s title hopes ended with a 5-2 loss to the Seattle A1 Sno-Kings in the quarter-finals. The hosts concluded play Sunday morning with another meeting with Blackfoot — this time producing a 10-1 win.

Surrey A1 also reached the podium with a 7-3 win over Seattle in the bronze medal game.

 

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