Saanich Braves Pee Wee AA boys win spring break tourney

The Saanich Braves Pee Wee AA celebrate their gold medal at the Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association's Spring Break Ice Jam. March 18 to 21.

The Saanich Braves Pee Wee AA celebrate their gold medal at the Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association's Spring Break Ice Jam. March 18 to 21.

The Saanich Braves Pee Wee AA hockey team took home the gold from the Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association’s Spring Break Ice Jam tournament March 18 to 21 with a record of five wins and one tie.

The Braves finished in first in their tier following round-robin play, then earned an 8-0 win over Semihamoo in the semi-final. In the gold-medal final against the host Coquitlam Chiefs, the Braves worked hard to secure a tight 2-1 victory, with outstanding performances by all players, led by head coach Blaine Redmond and Assistant Coach Mike Cox.