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Minor hockey team undefeated

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The Mountain Buildilng Centre Atom C2 team remains undefeated and first in the Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association standings after defeating North Van C5 13-2 on Sunday.

There were just 11 games on the calendar this past weekend, which were resolved with seven wins, three losses and a tie.

Week 9 Boxscores

Mountain Building Centre Atom C2 (7-0-0) defeat North Van C5; score 13-2

Nesters Market Atom C1 (5-1-2) defeat North Van C2; 9-4

Mountain Law Corp Peewee (3-4-1) lose to North Van C5; 3-1

Bantam C1 (7-6-2) lose to Sea Sechelt; 1-0

Vision Pacific Bantam C2 (5-4-5) defeat North Van C4; 4-2

Vision Pacific Bantam C2 (5-4-6) tie North Shore; 2-2

Bantam Rep (12-2-1) defeat North Van B1; 6-1

Bantam Rep (12-3-1) lose to North Delta; 8-5

Whistler Blackcomb Midget C1 (9-3-0) defeat North Van C3; 6-3

Intrawest Midget C2 (3-0) defeat North Shore C2; 3-0

Boston Pizza Midget Girls (4-10-1) lose to Van Angels; 11-1

Volleyball teams top tournament

The Whistler Whoosh and Wildwood volleyball teams took part in the annual Baden Holiday Cup tournament in Vancouver this past weekend, which is a Tier I/II Volleyball B.C. sanctioned event.

The Whoosh had a strong round robin, defeating Shadow in two straight games, losing to Fusion, and then splitting games with eventual tournament winner Blue Crush. That put Whoosh third overall in their pool, and they were relegated to the Tier II playoffs.

The Wildwood also had a solid round robin and advanced to the semi-final game against Whoosh.

The teams split the first two games, but Whoosh edged out the Wildwood squad in the third game by a score of 16-15.

Whoosh advanced to the final, where they faced Shadow once again. That also went to three games, but in the end it was the more experienced Shadow team that came away with the win.

The Wildwood team was led by Meaghan Thomas, Sue Eckersley, Carolann Shiner and Laura Wetaski.

The Whoosh team was Mairi Smith, Kat Frew, Sue Oliver, Myrna Iaconetti-Bush, Karine Serra, Melanie Bernier, Olga Achiardi and Shelley Leddingham, along with coach Bill Sirota.

Sprite Sessions kicks off on Sunday with rail jam

Calling all jibbers: the annual Sprite Park Rider Sessions will get underway this Sunday, Dec. 18, with a rail jam on Blackcomb Mountain.

The event is open to skiers and boarders of all ages and abilities, and will get underway at 10:30 a.m. Riders will get as many runs as they can fit within the time limit, and judges will pick the best to win prizes in the various categories – Girls and Boys 13 and Under, 14-16 and 17 and Over. All classes are amateur.

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