Midgets win gold in home tourney

The Alberni Valley Tier 3 Midget Bulldogs beat Vancouver Thunderbirds 7–3 to win gold medals in the A Division at the AV Multiplex on Sunday

A Van Isle Ford Midget T3 Bulldogs forward fights the Vancouver Thunderbirds for the puck near the Thunderbirds' goal.

The Alberni Valley Tier 3 Midget Bulldogs beat Vancouver Thunderbirds 7–3 to win gold medals in the A Division at their own tournament at the AV Multiplex on Sunday.

The Bulldogs were down 1–0 after the first period but Cameron McCurdy tied it up for Alberni early in the second period. Connor Sabiston put Alberni ahead with a goal three minutes later. Tynan Smith scored, then Noah Fatur scored the winner with an unassisted tally. Fatur scored again and Alberni took a 5–2 lead into the third period.

Vancouver scored early in the third but it would be their final tally. Pierce Adams scored twice in the third for the Bulldogs to give them the final 7–3 score.