Midgets cap flawless tiering run

North Island Eagles midget rep hockey team capped a perfect tiering round with a 5-0 win over Juan de Fuca in Colwood last weekend.

Tyren Dustin scored a pair of goals and Nyck Ruel earned the shutout in goal Sunday at the North Island Eagles midget rep hockey team capped a perfect tiering round with a 5-0 win over Juan de Fuca in Colwood.

George Walkus, Nick Klein-Beekman and Emma Mitchell each added goals in the win, which left the Eagles with a 5-0 record in placement-round games.

The squad will host Nanaimo in a pair of exhibition games this weekend in Port Hardy before beginning the regular season the following week.

Darryl Coon and Nathan Sandeman collected two assists each for the midgets, who led just 1-0 at the mid-game ice cleaning break before pulling away with four goals over the final 26 minutes. Alex Scott and Thomas Symons added single helpers.

The midgets face Nanaimo Saturday at 4:15 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. Both games will be at Don Cruickshank Memorial Arena in Port Hardy.


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