USA Leaps over Canada Red to take 5th

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Team USA takes 5th place in the World Under17 Hockey Challenge

In a hard-fought grudge match which saw the Team USA lead in shots 46-19, their perseverance pushed them through to a 3-2 5th place win.

In the final period we saw goals by Jake Pivonka (2) assisted by Trevor Janicke, Eric Middendorf (2) and Will MacKinnon and a goal by Jacob Semik in the final minutes, assisted by Jake Goldowski and Oliver Wahlstrom.

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Team Canada Red goals were by Benoit-Olivier Groulx, assisted by Serron Noel and Shawn Element, Ryan Merkley on the power play assisted by Eric Guest and Noah Dobson.