FALL RIVER: Two local major bantam hockey players helped their team to a third-place finish at the N.S. U-15 major hockey provincials in Truro.
Chace Munden of Elmsdale and Owen Sheehan of Miller Lake West area play with the Truro Bearcats, who earned bronze with a 5-4 overtime win against the Cougars on March 19.
In the first round of the playoffs, the Bearcats successfully won twice in the best-of-three series against the Lantz-based Rangers to earn fourth place in provincial playoff seeding.
On March 16 against the Bedford Bandits, Munden earned an assists as Truro won 6-2.
On March 17, the Bearcats earned 6-4 win over the Gulls, who would end up winning the championship in the end, and 3-2 over the Novas.
Munden had an assist in the game against Novas.
The Cougars got some revenge on Truro on March 18 as they beat them 5-4.
Munden earned player of the game with his two-assist effort.
Later on March 18, the Gulls beat Truro easily 5-1.
In the final day of action, March 19, Munden had two goals and an assist as Truro won bronze with the 5-4 overtime win against the Cougars.