FORT WAYNE, IN — Over 300 players from 20 teams spanning five different divisions were on hand Oct. 26-28 at the SportONE Ice House for OneHockey’s Fort Wayne Tournament, and when the ice chips settled, five new champions were crowned.
Teams from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee hit the ice with teams from Ontario, Canada in yet another highly successful youth ice hockey weekend hosted by OneHockey.
“The tournament was a huge success,” OneHockey Tournament Director Shaun Lund said. “We had great match-ups in all five divisions. The round robin games were a lot of fun to watch and it heated up come semifinals and finals proving that the competition at Fort Wayne was great. We had teams from as far north as Ontario and as far south as Nashville.”
“Our interview station and the red carpet was rocking, our action shot photos table was busy all weekend and “Pete the Panda,” our mascot, was in full effect high-fiving everyone,” Lund said. “Many coaches and parents told me that they were excited to return and everyone had a great time!”
Bantam B Division Champions PSM Select Force – MVPs – Xander Mulholland, Izahia Vandezande
Bantam B Division Finalist – Glen Ellyn Admirals – Tommy Price, Owen Thompson
Bantam A Division Champions Fort Wayne Force – MVPs – Darcy Koch, Drew Brimner
Bantam A Division Finalist Twin Bridges Lightning – Zack Alberico, Kadan Kruger (Egan)
Bantam AA Division Champs Belle River Jr Canadiens – MVPs – CarterDembinski, Tyler Grondin
Bantam AA Division Finalist – Meramac Sharks – Adam Herrick, Timothy Barbee Jr.
U16 AA Division Champions – Dayton Stealth – MVPs – Abi Vrtar, Ben Stewart
U16 AA Division Finalist – Kansas City Mavericks – Decker Starr, Mason Johnston
U18 AA Division Champs Twin Bridges Lightning – MVPs – Caleb Cutright, Davis Rigg
U18 AA Division Finalist – Nashville Flyers – The Team
Written by John Christian Hageny / @JCCSPORTS
Special to HockeyClan
Main Image: Bantam AA OneHockey Tournament Champions, Belle River. (Photo courtesy of OneHockey)
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