The Cranbrook Atom B Royals are Spokane Squirt Winterfest champions.  Back row

The Cranbrook Atom B Royals are Spokane Squirt Winterfest champions. Back row

Atom Royals crowned in Spokane

The Cranbrook Atom B Royals were crowned champions in Spokane earlier this month

For The Townsman

The Cranbrook Atom B Royals went 4-0-0 in the Squirt Winterfest Tournament in Spokane to open the month of December.

The Royals defeated teams from Tacoma, Spokane, and Nelson before facing Fernie in the gold-medal game.

After dropping an early 3-1 lead, they managed to hang on to win the game 4-3 and bring home their first gold medal of the season.

The team also won silver at a recent Calgary Tier-4 tournament held in Canal Flats.