Hornets champions in Lethbridge

Hornets champions in Lethbridge

The Cranbrook Bantam Hornets won against Lethbridge in overtime to get gold.

For the Townsman

The Cranbrook Bantam Hornets brought home gold this weekend after a win in the championship game versus Lethbridge.

The Hornets opened up the weekend with a convincing 10-0 win over Saskatoon, before tying Lethbridge and Blackfoot to finish first overall in the round robin heading into Sunday’s final.

The Hornets were up 3-2 with minutes left to go in the third when Lethbridge scored, forcing a sudden-death three-on-three overtime.

It took the Hornets less than two minutes to take the win as winger Nathan Andrew buried the puck and lifted the Hornets to a 4-3 victory.

The Hornets are back in action on home ice this weekend in a home and home series with Fernie.

Submitted by Loree Duczek