Williams Lake Bantam Timberwolves defenceman Brody Conroy carries the puck into the offensive zone during a tense matchup with Prince George Saturday in game two of the Cariboo Amateur Hockey Association playoff finals. Conroy had a goal in the 6-4 win, which saw the Timberwolves sweep Prince George to earn a berth in the provincial championships.

Williams Lake Bantam Timberwolves defenceman Brody Conroy carries the puck into the offensive zone during a tense matchup with Prince George Saturday in game two of the Cariboo Amateur Hockey Association playoff finals. Conroy had a goal in the 6-4 win, which saw the Timberwolves sweep Prince George to earn a berth in the provincial championships.

Bantam T-wolves claim CAHA championship

The Williams Lake Bantam Timberwolves are the Cariboo Amateur Hockey Association champions.

The Williams Lake Bantam Timberwolves are the Cariboo Amateur Hockey Association champions.

That’s after they defeated the Prince George Bantam Cougars in two straight games Friday and Saturday at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex to sweep the best-of-three CAHA playoff finals.

The win grants the T-wolves a berth to the bantam provincials coming up March 13-16 in Salmon Arm.

In game one of the CAHA final Ryan Balbirnie was sharp between the pipes in a 4-0 shutout victory.

Brendan Pigeon and Raeyden Beauchamp both lit the lamp on the power play, while Justin Swan and Jax Passeri notched even strength tallies.

Game two was a much closer affair, where Williams Lake eventually emerged victorious in a 6-4 edging.

Pigeon scored once, while Lane Paddison, Jake Jackson, Beauchamp and Brody Conroy added singles.

Assists in the contest went to Grady Thomas, Beauchamp, Paddison, Brody, Tyson Conroy, Swan and Passeri.

Williams Lake Tribune