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DeBenedet beats Jackson twice to win zone bonspiel

After losing their round-robin game to Derek Jackson at the Zone 7 bonspiel here last weekend, Don DeBenedet’s rink had the unenviable task of having to beat him twice in the final to advance to the “Northwesterns.”

But DeBenedet’s crew did just that Sunday afternoon, stunning Jackson 7-6 and then 6-4 to earn one of three berths at the “Northwesterns” in Thunder Bay next month.

B•Macs stung in Thunder Bay final

Tom Grant scored three goals to pace the Dryden Hornets to a 4-2 win over the Fort Frances B•Macs “AA” hockey team in the championship game of the Pizza Hut tournament in Thunder Bay on Sunday.

The Hornets jumped out to a 3-0 first-period lead before Kevin Webb, assisted by Andrew Bynkoski, scored at 9:44 of the second to get the B•Macs on the board.