The Minor Bantam AA Avalanche won the Stoney Creek Tournament of Champions (Nov 15-17) by defeating Barrie 2-1 in the championship game. The Avalanche won 6 games in a row to capture the title.
The Avalanche were in a tough division of 16 teams and played 6 games over 3 days. They scored 19 goals while only allowing 8 goals. In the championship final, they faced the Barrie Colts, currently the #7 ranked AA minor bantam team in Ontario. In their first 5 games of the tournament, Barrie allowed only 1 goal against. In the championship game, the Avalanche scored 2 goals in the second period and hung on for a hard fought win by a score of 2-1.
Game 1: Avalanche 3, Goulding Park Rangers 1
Game 2: Avalanche 3, Hamilton Huskies 1
Game 3: Avalanche 5, Hamilton Spitfires 2
Game 4: Quarter Finals: Avalanche 3, Mississauga Braves 1
Game 5: Semi-finals: Avalanche 3, Stoney Creek 2
Game 6: Finals: Avalanche 2, Barrie Colts 1
The coaches are extremely proud of the boys’ focus, determination and great team play throughout the tournament.