December 31, 2018
The Semiahmoo Ravens are 2018 Peewee Elite Champions at this year’s Pat Quinn Christmas Classic, after downing the Kelowna Rockets in a tight 5-4 contest Monday afternoon.
The Rockets scored three unanswered in the second to tie it at 4-4 heading into the final frame.
Semihamoo’s Tomas Mrisc was named tournament MVP, and teammate Jordan Gavin was top scorer.
The Ravens had advanced through the four game round robin with a dominating 4-0-0 record on the B side of the 10 team tournament, putting up 30 GF vs just 3 GA.
The Ravens were 11-0 vs Richmond; 9-1 vs Prince George Cougars, 4-0 vs Alaska North Stars, and 6-2 vs Kelowna, before advancing to the semi-finals, and edging the North Shore Winter Club 3-2, to reach the final.
NSWC had finished seeded #5 overall (2-2-0), and downed #4 Langley Eagles 4-2 in the quarter final.
Kelowna finished #2 on the A side after the round robin, with a 3-1-0 record (losing 6-2 to Semi), behind Burnaby Winter Club, who had also put up a perfect 4-0 record in the round robin.
BWC, the top ranked team in the A division, won 4-3 vs NSWC, 10-1 vs Victoria Racquet Club, 3-0 vs Langley, and 5-0 vs Juan de Fuca, and received a bye through the semis along with Semiahmoo, the top ranked team on the B-side. (The #1 ranked teams in the two divisions did not play each other in the round robin).
The Rockets faced #6 Juan de Fuca in the quarter-finals, winning 4-3, before matching up with BWC in the semis, and coming out on top 4-1, to advance to the Gold vs Semiahmoo.
BWC then faced NSWC for the Bronze, winning 4-1.
Playoff Round (top seeds in A and B division receive bye through to the semi-finals, #3 through #6 played off in the quarter-final round).
(#3 VS #6)
|JUAN DE FUCA GRIZZLIES||3|
(#4 VS #5)
|(#1 VS #5)|
|(#2 VS #3)|
Round Robin Peewee Elite Records:
|DIV A||G# 1||G# 2||G# 3||G# 4||PTS||#W||GF||GA||+/-||PIM||R|
|BWC||2 (W)||2 (W)||2 (W)||2 (W)||8||4||17||4||13||14||2|
|KELOWNA ROCKETS||2 (W)||2 (W)||2 (W)||0 (L)||6||3||27||14||13||26||3|
|ALASKA NORTH STARS||0 (L)||0 (L)||0 (L)||2 (W)||2||1||9||21||-12||28||9|
|PG COUGARS||1 (T)||0 (L)||0 (L)||2 (W)||3||1||10||22||-12||37||7|
|RICHMOND JETS||0 (L)||0 (L)||2 (W)||0 (L)||2||1||11||24||-13||22||8|
|DIV B||G# 1||G# 2||G# 3||G# 4||PTS||#W||GF||GA||+/-||PIM||R|
|SEMIAHMOO RAVENS||2 (W)||2 (W)||2 (W)||2 (W)||8||4||30||3||27||24||1|
|NSWC||0 (L)||2 (W)||2 (W)||0 (L)||4||2||17||14||3||28||5|
|VRC||0 (L)||0 (L)||0 (L)||0 (L)||0||0||9||29||-20||49||10|
|LANGLEY EAGLES||2 (W)||0 (L)||0 (L)||2 (W)||4||2||17||13||4||28||4|
|JDF||1 (T)||2 (W)||0 (L)||0 (L)||3||1||12||21||-9||10||6|