The Sault Major Bantam “A” Sault Algoma Denture Clinic Eagles captured the bronze medal at last weekend’s OHF Bantam “A” Provincial Championships held in Mississauga.
In their opening game of the tournament the SDC Eagles surprised the number 1 ranked team in the Province, the Welland Tigers by skating to a 1-1 tie. Scoring for the Eagles was Matt Quenneville. Game MVP was goaltender Josh Payeur.
In the second game, the SDC Eagles downed the home team, Meadowvale Mohawks by a score of 4-2. Scoring for the SDC Eagles were Matt Quenneville, Parker Morgan, Walker Gregoire and Aaron Bumbacco. Game MVP went to Parker Morgan.
Next action for the SDC Eagles had them suffering their first loss of the tournament as the SDC Eagles dropped a close 3-2 decision to the Vaughan Panthers. Scoring for the SDC Eagles were Dean Hicks and Parker Morgan. Game MVP went to Aaron Bumbacco.
Closing out the round robin portion of the tournament the SDC Eagles won 8-4 against the Sarnia Jr. Sting to secure 2nd place going into the medal round. Noah Belec led the scoring with 4 goals, Dean Hicks chipped in with two of his own, rounding out the scoring were Matt Quenneville and Parker Morgan. Game MVP was Noah Belec.
The SDC Eagles played shorthanded in the semifinal on Sunday morning and suffered a devastating 5-1 loss against the Sarnia Jr. Sting. Matt Quenneville scored the lone goal for the SDC Eagles.
Congratulations the Sault Algoma Denture Clinic Eagles who were Sault Major Bantam A/AA League and Playoff Champions, Steel City Tournament AA Champions, NOHA Bantam A Champions and OHF Bantam A Bronze medalists.
Players include; Colby, Arbour, Brodie Dinsmore, Kadin Parker, Ty Pettingalo, Brandon Nadon, Parker Morgan, Carter McGee-Marenger, Marcus Stefano, Matt Quenneville, Walker Gregoire, Dean Hicks, Aaron Bumbacco, Noah Belec, Davis Flemming, Ben Fleming, Ethan Belleau and Josh Payeur.
Head Coach Alex Cruise, Assistants Dan Gartshore and Joe Cruise, Trainers Andy Morgan and Josh Houselander.