Acadia Bantam AAS win mainland championships
After finishing the regular season ranked in first place, the Acadia Bantam AA hockey team won the league championship title during the 2017 Bantam AA Mainland League Tournament held at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth.
Acadia won with a 3-1 win over the host Yarmouth Bantam AA team in the championship game on March 5.
Acadia and Yarmouth both advanced to provincials, which are being held in Glace Bay in early April. Acadia qualified for provincials after a 4-1 semi-final win over South Shore and Yarmouth qualified after a 7-3 win over Pictou in their semi-final.
Eight teams took part in the league tournament.
The Acadia Bantam AA team won the Bantam AA Mainland League championship on March 5 and has also qualified for bantam AA provincials.