FRASER, MI — Over 450 players from 29 teams in The United States and Canada finished out the 2018 calendar year in fine fashion at OneHockey’s MAHA World Holiday Invite Dec. 28-30 at Fraser Hockeyland this past weekend.
The Carolina Eagles captured Mite and Squirt team titles, while the Essex Ravens from Ontario and the Utica Jr. Comets won PeeWee AA and Pee Wee Elite titles, respectively. The Flint Jr. Firebirds prevailed in the Bantam AA Division, while the Macomb Mavericks hoisted the OneHockey Cup in the U-16 competition.
All told, 74 games were played over the course of the three-day festival which featured teams from Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.
“It was great to finally meet all these new teams,” OneHockey CEO Sebastien Fortier said. “They will not soon forget their experience at OneHockey.
“The event was a total success and we will be back in Fraser twice next year (Nov 8-20 and Dec 28-30),” Fortier said. “The arena staff was the best we’ve ever seen! Thank you for your help in making this event a huge success.”
Related: Michigan Amateur Hockey Association
OneHockey MAHA World Holiday Invite Team Champions
FINAL — Carolina Eagles 1, Meijer Blue 0 — Mite A
Mite A Champions – Carolina Eagles – Niko Salmon, Mason Mayhew.
Mite A Finalist – Meijer Blue – Lucas Smilanich, Dylan Lieckfield
FINAL — Carolina Eagles Select 6, Delaware Ducks 3 — Squirt A
Squirt A Champions – Carolina Eagles Selects – Peter Overzat, Mark Tagg
Squirt A Finalist – Delaware Ducks – Sammy Pietropaulo, Ben Fisher
FINAL — Essex Ravens 6, Findlay Jr. Trojans 4 — PeeWee AA
Peewee AA Champions – Essex Ravens – Keegan Carswell, Dominic Dezorzi
Peewee AA Finalist – Findlay Jr. Trojans – A.J. Savage, Ian Schwab
FINAL — Utica Jr. Comets 2, Rocky Mountain Rough Riders 1 — PeeWee AA Elite
Peewee AA – Elite Champions Utica Jr. Comets
Peewee AA – Elite Finalist Rocky Mountain Rough Riders
FINAL — Flint Jr. Firebirds 6, Macomb Mavericks 0 — Bantam AA
Bantam AA – Champions Blue Flint Jr. Firebirds
Bantam AA – Finalist Macomb Mavericks
FINAL — Macomb Mavericks Black 3, Orchard Lake United 2 — U-16
U16 A Champions – Macomb Mavericks Black – Nathaniel Macaroni, Jack Day
U16 A Finalist – Orchard Lake United – Johnny Teshka, Kam Heverly
Written by John Christian Hageny / @JCCSPORTS
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