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KOOTENAY INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
The Creston Valley Thunder Cats can now focus on getting ready for the playoffs.
Nelson's 5-2 win over Grand Forks means the Leafs face Castlegar in the playoffs.
The 2-0 win keeps Nelson in contention for third place.
The Nitehawks clinched the KIJHL overall title earlier this week and play the Kimberley Dynamiters Friday night at the Hawks Nest.
Creston Valley Thunder Cats ran their record to 9-1 in 2017 with two more victories on the weekend.
Dale Howell scored and had two assists in Nelson's 5-3 win against the Fernie Ghostriders on Saturday.