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Local teams out of Plamondon and Lac La Biche Provincial finals

Final championship Provincial games Sunday afternoon - Lac La Biche at 3 pm — Plamondon at 4pm

After 14 games in each community over the last three days, it won't be a local team coming away with the title from either of the weekend Provincial minor hockey championships in Lac La Biche and Plamondon. The fifteenth and final games of the championships in each community take place later today.

The Athabasca Hawks were the only team of four regional communities to make it to the semifinal round in either of the the three-day Provincial hockey events hosted locally over the weekend - and they were knocked out of the U13 Tier 3 Provincials by High Prairie on Sunday morning in a game that went into overtime.

The finals in Plamondon for the U15 Tier 1 no-body-contact provincial championships start at 4 pm today, and will see the Trailswest team from Calgary taking on Calgary's Springbank team. 

In Lac La Biche, the championship game in the U13 Tier 3 Provincials will see the undefeated Irvine Bulldogs play the High Prairie Wheat Kings.

The host team Plamondon Cougars finished their run at the U-15 Tier 1 no-body-contact championships with a record of one win, one tie and a loss. The Cougars lost their tournament-opening game to Sherwood Park 7-2, then beat Stettler 6-1 in their second game, and came away with a 2-2 tie against the TrailsWest team 

In Lac La Biche, the U13 Tier 3 host team Clippers finished their round-robin games with three losses, keeping them out of the playoff round.The Lac La Biche team lost to Athabasca, Rimbey and a Calgary team.

The championship finals for the U13 Tier 3 provincial title goes at 3 pm at the Bold Center. 


Rob McKinley

About the Author: Rob McKinley

Rob has been in the media, marketing and promotion business for 30 years, working in the public sector, as well as media outlets in major metropolitan markets, smaller rural communities and Indigenous-focused settings.
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