The Kincardine Bantams and Peewees played hard but did not make it to the finals at the Kincardine Regional Silver Stick tournament, held Dec. 27-30.
The Bantam Kinucks, in the "B" division, started off well, defeating Walkerton, 3-2; and Listowel, 3-1. However, in the semi-final, they lost to Walkerton, 4-1, and that ended their Silver Stick run.
Walkerton faced Listowel in the final and lost, 3-1, with Listowel advancing to the International Silver Stick.
Meanwhile, the Peewee Kinucks, in the "B" division, also had a good showing, blanking Saugeen Shores, 1-0; tying BCH, 1-1; and doubling Hanover, 2-0. However, in the semi-final, the Saugeen Shores Storm made up for the earlier loss, taking a 2-1 win over Kincardine to advance to the finals.
Saugeen Shores faced Mitchell in the final and lost, 4-1, with Mitchell advancing to the International Silver Stick.
Both Bantam and Peewee "B" International Silver Stick tournaments will be held in Forest, between Jan. 5-21.