Five join Flames for scholarship tournament

Chilliwack's Steven Klaassen had two goals and one assist through two games at an annual Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association event.

Chilliwack Minor Hockey has five players involved in the Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association’s annual Midget A Scholarship Tournament.

This is the 38th year for the tourney, which has four teams facing at various Lower Mainland arenas.

Jacob Bates, Eddie Fitzgerald, Tyson Kirkness, Steven Klaassen and Kyle Esau (goalie) are playing for the FVC Flames, who beat the GVC Canucks 1-0 in their first game (Klaassen with the goal) and the GVC Avalanche 4-0 in their second game.

They face the FVC Oilers tonight (Friday, 6 p.m.) in South Surrey, with the gold and bronze medal games Saturday.