NSWC Midgets down Semi for Gold in Phoenix

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January 23, 2019

The North Shore Winter Club Midget A1 team are U18 Champions of this year’s edition of the Arizona Cactus Cup, held in Phoenix this past weekend.

The North Shore team ended up facing cross-town rivals Semiahmoo in the finals, and after falling behind 2-0, roared back to a 3-2 win, which included two shorthanded goals.

The tournament kicked off on Friday, January 18 and wrapped up on Monday, January 21, with 14 U18 teams in action.

 

In the preliminary round, the NSWC opened with a 2-2 tie vs San Jose Jr. Sharks on Friday, downed Golden State Eagles SF 3-0 on Saturday, and then lost 2-1 to the Golden State Elite DC in their first game Sunday.

In the quarterfinals, the team faced off against the Bakersfield Jr. Condors, winning 4-1, to advance to the semi-finals vs. California Wave.

The Winterhawks prevailed 2-1 and then met Semiahmoo Ravens in the finals, winning 3-2.

 

Semiahmoo:

The Ravens won their opener vs the Golden State Elite DC 3-1 on Friday, and then tied the Bakersfield Jr. Condors 3-3 in their lone game Saturday.

On Sunday, the Ravens edged Arizona Hockey Union 2-1, and then shutout the Dakota Collegiate Lancers 5-0 to advance to the playoff round.

In the semis, the Raven met Arizona Hockey Union again, downing them 3-1 to  advance to the finals vs North Shore.

 

Kamloops:

One other BC team was in the field, the Kamloops Thompson Zone team.

Kamloops lost their opener 3-2 to Dakata Collegiate on Friday, then bounced back with a 5-2 over the Santa Clara Blackhawks on Saturday.

Kamloops won their next round robin game, 2-1 vs the Junior Sun Devils, but failed to advance to the semis, after losing 4-3 to Arizona Hockey Union in the quarter-finals.

 

NSWC Roster and Stats:

# Player GP G A PIM
5 DANIEL BEAUPRE 6 0 2 2
17 MATTHEW BENEDET 6 0 3 0
13 NIGEL BURGART 6 1 1 2
9 LUKAS DANCS 6 1 1 28
11 OLIVER DOREY 6 1 0 2
8 NICK FREDERICKS 6 1 3 0
6 OWEN HOLMAN 6 0 0 4
14 JOEL MACNAIR 6 6 1 8
18 NOAH MAGEE 6 0 1 0
4 AJ NAIDU 6 0 1 0
10 ETHAN RICH 6 0 0 8
2 ELIO SPADAVECCHIA 6 3 1 4
3 JAKOB TIDMAN 6 2 3 0
19 ADAM UNGEMACH 6 0 0 4
68 MARK PHILLIPS 6 0 0 12
12 JORDAN TAYLOR 6 0 0 0
16 Toby Hoem 6 0 1 6
# Goalies GP W L T SOG SV GA SV %
1 MATTHEW DAVIDSON 3 3 0 0 50 47 3 0.940
31 EMMET LARSON 3 1 1 1 73 68 5 0.932
Coaches
Jason Krog
Darcy Zajac

 

 

Semiahmoo Roster & Stats:

# PLAYERS GP G A PIM
15 BRANDON BIRCH 6 6 1 2
13 ZACHARY BLANDFORD 6 1 0 8
17 QUINN BODNER 6 3 1 12
3 WILLIAM DEBECK 6 1 1 18
10 QUINN GIURICICH 6 0 1 0
2 GIANNI LATTANZIO 6 1 3 4
11 ZACHARY MAHAFFY 6 1 1 2
5 ADAM MANDAU 6 1 1 12
12 RYLAND SORENSEN 6 0 2 2
18 DEVON WOLFE 6 0 1 2
14 AIDAN BAKK 6 0 0 6
9 DAVID MOODY 6 0 4 0
7 SAMUEL DOWELL 5 1 1 34
19 LANDEN VOSHELL 5 1 2 0
4 TRENT LENIHAN 3 0 0 0
16 DYLAN PAQUETTE 2 0 0 0
# GOALIES GP W L T SOG SV GA SV %
29 MARCUS CUMBERWORTH 4 2 2 0 109 102 7 0.936
1 CONNOR BEREZAN 2 1 0 1 41 38 3 0.927
COACHES
AC DERRYK HOMMA
AC PAUL SAVAGE
HC BAYNE KOEN

 

 

Kamloops Roster & Stats

Players GP G A PIM
5 NICK ANSCOMB 4 0 1 2
14 DEAN OWEN 4 0 0 0
19 DESMARAIS CARSON 4 0 2 0
22 EWERT HARRISON 4 1 0 6
10 FLETCHER KEAGAN 4 0 0 4
18 GEROW RJ 4 0 0 0
3 GRAY RILEY 4 0 0 4
12 GRUNERUD LANE 4 2 1 0
16 KENNEDY TREVOR 4 2 4 0
15 MCLELLAN CARTER 4 0 1 4
23 MITCHELL RYAN 4 0 0 2
17 NORDICK CORSON 4 1 1 2
11 PAVLOVICH KOBE 4 0 2 0
21 RUSSELL JAYDEN 4 3 1 0
20 SEROWN BHAVIN 4 1 0 0
8 STOKES TY 4 1 2 2
2 THUR BRENNEN 4 0 0 4
# Goalies GP W L T SOG SV GA SV %
1 MCLEAN RILEY 2 1 1 0 38 34 4 0.895
35 DUSSEAULT RYAN 2 1 1 0 50 44 6 0.880
 

Coaches & Manager

AC: Jacob Mattes
AC: Shayne Woodland
HC: Riley Woodland
Manager: Stephanie Vautour