SUMMERSIDE – The Chebucto Atlantics claimed top honours in the 16-team P.E.I. Police Association bantam A hockey tournament here at Credit Union Place recently.
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The Chebucto Atlantics won the P.E.I. Police Association bantam A hockey tournament at Credit Union Place recently. The Atlantics defeated the Sackville Flyers 3-2 in the championship game. Chebucto players, from left, Colton Marriott, Daniel Locke, Alex Graham, Alex Furlotte and Kyle Bauld.
The Atlantics defeated their metro Halifax rivals, the Sackville Flyers, 3-2 in the championship contest of the 27-game tournament.
To get to the finals, Chebucto opened the event with a come-from-behind 4-3 win over the Acadia Jr. Axemen, followed by a 6-0 win over the Tignish Aces and a 7-0 triumph over Summerside No. One Capitals, before rallying for a 4-2 win over the Halifax Hawks in the semifinals.
The championship game served up the same script for the Atlantics, who broke a 2-2 tie with three minutes remaining in regulation time to claim the title.
For the Flyers, their path to the final included a 3-2 win over Cole Harbour, a 7-0 shutout of the O'Leary Maroons and a 6-1 victory over Summerside No. Three Capitals in the round robin. The Flyers then posted a solid 3-0 semifinal win over the Dartmouth Whalers.
P.E.I. Police Assoc. bantam A hockey tournament awards:
Most Valuable Player
Colton Marriott, Chebucto Atlantics.
Ian Leroux, Sackville Flyers.
Josh MacDonald, Sackville Flyers.
Alex Graham, Chebucto Atlantics.
Matt Forest, Chebucto Atlantics.
Connor Savage, Dartmouth Whalers.
Ali Fadhil, Halifax Hawks.