Congratulations to the River East Royals bantam A1 hockey team, winners of the Stonewall Bantam Tournament on Dec. 16. After facing teams from Gimli, Beausejour and Stonewall, the Royals squared off against Fort Garry Red in the gold medal game. Justin Turman scored with 39 seconds remaining after a great pass from Evan Paulley to break a 1-1 tie, giving the Royals the victory.
Front row (from left): Ian Regier, Ryan Kowalchuk, Nolan Yakimowski, Taylor Engel, Bryson Rochelle, Zach Fincaryk, Riley Schmidtke, Zac Cardno.
Second row: Evan Paulley, Justin Turman, Brett Brydges, Keiran Desbois, Colin Piche, Stefan Kushka, Ryan Shaski.
Back row: Coaches Rick Bellemore, Scott Cardno, Dylan Bellmore.
Missing: Cooper Kolotylo.