The Ancaster Avalanche Major Peewee AA’s won the Regional Silver Stick Qualifier Tournament in Stratford on Dec. 29 by beating the Waterloo Wolves Gold 6-0 in the championship final.
The Avalanche now advances to the Silver Stick North American finals in Port Huron on Jan. 24-27.
In the round-robin, the Avalanche beat the Chatham Kent Cobras 6-1, the Stratford Warrior 6-5 and lost to the London Junior Knights Green 3-0 to finish second in their pool with a 2-1 record. They faced the London Junior Knights Gold, the third-ranked team in the province, in the semi-finals. The Avalanche came out firing , shut down the Knight’s big power forward, took a 4-0 lead into the third period and hung on for a 5-2 win. Ancaster then faced the Waterloo Wolves in the championship
The Avalanche carried the play for the first two periods, but couldn’t beat the Wolves’ goalie. In the third period, the Avalanche exploded for six unanswered goals from six different players to capture the championship 6-0.
The coaches are extremely proud of the boys’ focus, determination and great team play.