By Dan Archer
The Assiniboia Rebels merited their Pee Wee B provincial title on March 23 after a hard-fought game at the Assiniboia Civic Centre, ending with a two-game total-point series win over the Kindersley Klippers.
The Pee Wee Rebs opened the provincial final match with a 4-0 victory on Thursday in Kindersley. Upon returning to Assiniboia on Saturday afternoon, the Pee Wee Rebels shot the Klippers down once again in a strong defensive game, securing a 4-1 win in Game 2 with an 8-1 series win. Jaxson Eberle and Jaxin Karst scored twice, while Tyler Franks, Grier Peterson, Keaton Hillmer and Ryder Peterson further bolstered the Rebs’ status with unaccompanied goals.
Two days later on March 25, the Pee Wees won the league championship against Eastend at the Eastend Rink Complex with a great result of 7-0. The match began with Jaxson Eberle scoring early at 19:43. Jaxin Karst immediately followed-up and launched a nice one into the Eastend net at 16:41. In the second, Wade Franks scored another goal with Jaxin Karst’s assistance. Soon after, Jaxin Karst scored again, this time with Cole Bourassa’s erstwhile support. The second period ended with Jaxin Karst notching one in at 6:04 with the dedicated succour of teammates Keaton Hillmer and Cole Bourassa.
Keaton Hillmer popped-up again in the third period, scoring twice for the Pee Wee Rebs at 19:46 and 13:38, supported twice by Grier Peterson. Tyler Franks and Jaxson Eberle were also on hand for goals six and seven in this remarkable game without penalties in all three periods.