Langleyâ€™s Eagles overcame a pack of Grizzlies to win gold at the Saanich Remembrance Day Tournament.
The Langley Eagles atom A1 hockey team went undefeated during the tournament, capped by overcoming a two-goal deficit in the championship game to defeat the Juan de Fuca Grizzlies by a 4-2 count.
All games were played at GR Pearkes Arena in Saanich from Nov. 8-11.
The Eagles went 2-0-1 through round robin play, and downed the SeaFair Islanders 5-1 in one of the semifinals.
Then, demonstrating a strong team effort against the Grizzlies, the Eagles won the gold medal game.
Eagles results during the round robin were:
â€¢ a 6-4 win over the Vancouver Spirit;
â€¢ 2-2 tie with the Nanaimo Clippers; and
a 10-0 shutout of the South Delta Storm.
The Eagles competed in Tier 1 of the tournament, and also play in Flight 1 of the Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association Atom division.
All players on the team are born in either 2004 (14 players) or 2005 (three players).