Jakob Stukel of the Valley West Hawks is one of five local hockey players selected to Team BC for the Western Canada Under-16 Challenge Cup.

Jakob Stukel of the Valley West Hawks is one of five local hockey players selected to Team BC for the Western Canada Under-16 Challenge Cup.

Locals join U16 select team

Hockey players from Surrey will be joining Team B.C. at Western Canada tournament in Calgary

Five hockey players from Surrey have been selected to play for Team BC at the 2012 Western Canada Under-16 Challenge Cup Nov. 1-4 in Calgary.

The tournament is a four-team round robin competition featuring teams from the four western branches within Hockey Canada.

On the team are forwards Matthew Bradley, Jake Fletcher, Tyler Soy and Jakob Stukel, as well as defense Parker Wotherspoon of Cloverdale.

Soy plays with the Okanagan Hockey Academy, while the other four are members of the Valley West Hawks of the BC Hockey Major Midget League.

Surrey North Delta Leader