Two Merritt prospects helped lift their Kamloops Blazers team to a provincial championship.

Preston Laupitz and Lucas Schmid lifted the BC Hockey Bantam Tier 2 title on Friday night at the Frank Crane Arena in Nanaimo, shutting out the Coquitlam Chiefs 3-0 in the gold medal game.

Kamloops Blazer Lucas Schmid looks to create a scoring chance against the Coquitlam Chiefs during the gold-medal game of the BC Hockey Bantam Tier 2 provincial championship on Friday in Nanaimo. (Greg Sakaki/Nanaimo News Bulletin).

The Blazers went 6-0-1 during the championship tournament, prevailing over teams from Greater Trail, Campbell River, Prince George, Port Moody and Nanaimo.

The Kamloops Blazers bantam tier 2 team. (Photo contributed).

-with files from Kamloops This Week.