U13 AA Broncos place second at 32-team tournament

The Sift Current U13 AA Broncos placed second at the AA Thanksgiving Day Classic in Medicine Hat. SUBMITTED PHOTO

The Swift Current SWT U13 AA Broncos won their first five games to place second at the 32-team AA Thanksgiving Day Classic in Medicine Hat.

The Broncos topped their pool with a 3-0 record after defeating Medicine Hat 8-3, the Calgary Wranglers 4-2, and Sherwood Park 8-2.

The Broncos then advanced through the playoffs with 7-1 victories over Red Deer and Sherwood Park.

The Broncos suffered their only defeat in overtime by a 4-3 final score to the Calgary Bronks in the gold medal game.

Jamie Kirwan, Jake Hargrave, and Cade Mitchell were all named Tournament All-Stars.

The U13 Broncos will return to league action on Sunday when they visit the Moose Jaw Warriors.