The Sylvan Lake Bantam AA Lakers put in a solid performance at the Bantam AA Major provincial tournament in Sherwood Park March 12 to 15

The Sylvan Lake Bantam AA Lakers put in a solid performance at the Bantam AA Major provincial tournament in Sherwood Park March 12 to 15

Bantam AA Lakers earn top-four spot at provincials

The Sylvan Lake Bantam AA Lakers competed in the Bantam AA Major provincial tournament in Sherwood Park March 12 to 15.

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The Sylvan Lake Bantam AA Lakers competed in the Bantam AA Major provincial tournament in Sherwood Park March 12 to 15. They played four round-robin games and had a record of three wins and one loss.

With a record of 3-1-0, the Lakers finished first in Pool A which meant a semi final game against the Calgary Blackhawks. The Blackhawks tallied three power play goals in the second period and the Lakers could not recover and eventually fell 6-1. Calgary went on to beat St. Albert in the gold medal game 3-1.

In league play the Lakers are North Division champions and find themselves in the SCAHL final series against the Lethbridge Hurricanes. It is a best-of-five series with game three in Sylvan Lake at the Multiplex on March 25 at 8 p.m. Game four, if necessary, will be March 26 at 6:30 p.m.