The New Westminster Royals celebrate their gold medal win at the Alberni Valley Midget 2-3 Bulldogs’ tournament last weekend.

New West wins Alberni midget tourney

AVMHA: | Hometown Alberni Midget Bulldogs lose in gripping OT semi-final.

The Van Isle Ford Midget Bulldogs came close but lost to eventual winner New Westminster Royals 3-2 in the semi final of the Remembrance Day tournament last weekend.

Nine teams competed in the tournament held at the AV Multiplex including Surrey, Okanagan, the North Shore and New Westminster.

Neither team scored in the first period after teams hit the ice in the Coulson Rink at 7:45 a.m. Monday.

The Bulldogs drew first blood in the second period on a goal by Ethan Sundstrum. Matt Irg would notch another goal in the second but that was it for Alberni scoring.

New Westminster came back to tie the game with one goal in the second period and another in the third period.

In overtime, New Westminster’s Jesse Gastaldo scored on the power play with seconds left to take the game and advance.

New West beat Okanagan Hockey Academy 3-2 in the final.

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