Port Alice's Tyler Roper wheels away in celebration after adding another to his tally against Campbell River.

Novices put on a show in Hardy tourney

Five local hockey teams take to the ice for novice tourney in Port Hardy.

PORT HARDY—The local novice hockey contingent were joined by a team from Campbell River this weekend as they took place in the Port Hardy Novice Tournament, held Dec 1-2 in the Don Cruickshank Memorial Arena in Port Hardy.

Two teams from Port Hardy, two from Port McNeill and a Port Alice side took to the ice along with the down-island representatives for a two-day, round-robin format tourney with an emphasis on fun for the competitors.

The event also had fundraising aspects as the organizers offered a puck toss and raffle to the healthy crowd cheering on the young athletes.

Port Hardy Novice Tournament

Dec. 1-2

At Don Cruickshank Memorial Arena

Port Hardy #1 3, Port McNeill#2 3.

Port Hardy goals: David Klatt 3; Port McNeill goals: Tristan Mardell, Matthew Datos, Cole Klughart.

Port Alice 11, Port Hardy#2 2.

Port Alice goals: Tyler Roper 10, Taylor Spafford; Port Hardy goals: Brandon Brotchie, Tye Morash.

Port McNeill#2 9, Campbell River 5.

Port McNeill goals: Daunte McKinney 7, William Grant 2.

Port McNeill#1 10, Port Hardy#2 4.

Port McNeill goals: Cole Klughart 3, Kai Verbrugger 3, Tristan Mardell 2, Matthew Datos, Justin Hilts; Port Hardy goals: Tye Morash 3, Rory Sinden.

Port Alice 11, Campbell River 9.

Port Alice goals: Tyler Roper 10, Taylor Spafford.

Port McNeill#2 12, Port Hardy#1 9.

Port McNeill goals: William Grant 4, Manning Browne 3, Daunte McKinney 3, Kai Orr, Skylar Evans; Port Hardy goals: David Klatt 4, Griffin Handley 3, Mason Northey, Owen Wilson.

Port McNeill#1 10, Port Alice 8.

Port McNeill goals: Tristan Mardell 5, Cole Klughart 3, Kai Verbrugge 2; Port Alice goals: Tyler Roper 8.

Port McNeill#2 9, Port Hardy#2 3.

Port McNeill goals: Daunte McKinney 4, Evan Manke 3, William Grant 2; Port Hardy goals: Tye Morash 2, Solomon Melan.

Campbell River 5, Port Hardy#1 1.

Port Hardy goals: Griffin Handley.

Port Alice 8, Port McNeill#2 7

Port Alice goals: Tyler Roper 8; Port McNeill goals: Daunte McKinney 2, Evan Manke 2, William Grant 2, Skylar Evans.

Campbell River 15, Port Hardy#2 4.

Port Hardy goals: Tye Morash 4.

Port McNeill#1 11, Port Hardy#1 5.

Port McNeill goals: Tristan Mardell 5, Kai Verbrugge 4, Matthew Datos, Ethan Hunt; Port Hardy goals: David Klatt 3, Griffin Handley 2.