The North Island Eagles Peewee Rep team stormed into the Glacier Gardens Arena in Comox Valley from Dec.
28 to Dec. 30, and left proudly with silver medals around their neck. “The kids played great,” said Randy
Manke, team manager. The first game of the tournament was against Campbell River. The Eagles beat them 4-
3 thanks to goals from Joey Grant (2), Connor Van Will, and Ethan Bono. The second game was against
Comox Valley, who the Eagles dominated 8-3. Evan Manke scored twice and Chelsea Noel scored a hat
trick. The Eagles lost their third game against Mission 9-1, with their lone goal scored by Brandon Brotchie. In
the semi finals, the Eagles played the Victoria Racquet Club and came away with a 6-4 victory, with goals from
Ethan Bono (2), Joey Grant, Cole Klughart, and Keenan Saunders (2). The win propelled them into the finals
against Mission, who proved to be a tough team to beat. The Eagles ended up losing to them 9-2, their two
goals coming from Connor Van Will and Ethan Bono.