PENTICTON, BC – Goals one minute apart in the second period propelled the Northern Alberta Xtreme to a 2-1 win over the BWC Academy as they captured the 2019 Canadian Sport School Hockey League Elite 15 Division Championship.
Trailing 1-0 after 20 minutes, Codie Saunders (Grande Prairie, AB) got Northern Alberta on the board with a power-play marker, while exactly one minute later Caleb Wyrostok (Medicine Hat, AB) made it a 2-1 game.
Tyler Palmer (Lethbridge, AB) turned aside 34-of-35 shots faced between the pipes in the victory.
Marcus Taylor (Coquitlam, BC) scored the lone goal of the game for Burnaby, which got 27 saves from netminder Mason Dunsford (New Westminster, BC).
The victory makes it back-to-back Elite 15 Division Championships for the Northern Alberta Xtreme and the third in the past four seasons.