The Ancaster Avalanche Minor PeeWee AE team has done it
They returned from the Wayne Gretzky annual tournament
(Dec 27-29) with gold medals in hand.
Undefeated in the preliminary round, the team fought hard
to clinch a spot in the Wayne Gretzky final.
Game 1 vs. Brantford Saints was a 2-1 victory (goalie AJ Scala player of the game)
Game 2 vs. Cambridge Hawks was a 3-3 tie (John-Paulo Casasanta player of the game)
Game 3 vs. Brampton Snipers was a 4-1 win (goalie AJ Scala player of the game)
The semi final game vs. the Hamilton Spitfires was a 4-3 overtime win (Kyle Nash game winning goal, and player of the game). The final game vs. Caledon Hawks was a 5-4 win (Connor Fillion player of the game).
Congratulations to the team and coaching staff (and all the cheerleaders in the stands)!!!
Back row: Assistant coach Chris Vaugeois, Ryan Drohan, Tristan Reaburn-Jones, Assistant coach Mike Nash, Andrew Collins, Walter Gretzky Michael Mattei, Assistant coach Gavin Boyle, John-Paulo Casasanta, trainer Paul Lain, Connor Fillion, Head Coach Jason vandenHeuvel
Middle row: Jaden Dowling, Jack Lain, Kyle Nash, Mitchell Vaugeois, Nate vandenHeuvel, Jack Penson, Luca Simunovic
Front row: Eric Ferguson and AJ Scala