Grizzlies hockey teams perform well during weekend tournaments |

Grizzlies hockey teams perform well during weekend tournaments

Three teams from the Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association performed well during the games they played in this past weekend. The following is a wrapup of how the teams did.

• The Glenwood Springs high school hockey team took first in the Arvada Winterfest tournament, winning each of their five games by the time the tournament ended on Sunday. The Grizzlies defeated the Houston Hounds, 5-1, in the title game. Goalkeeper Jake Fegan had 21 saves, Chaz Apostolik finished with a pair of assists an a goal, and Joel Rothman scored a pair of goals with two assists to pace the Grizzlies, who pulled away with three third-period goals during th title game.

•The Glenwood Grizzlies Pee Wee teal also netted a 5-0 tournament record at the Arvada Winterfest tournament, defeating the Arapahoe Warriors 2-1 in the tournament title game. Kelton McPherson got Glenwood on the board with a power-play goal with 1 minute, 26 seconds gone in the third period, and Nolan McPherson scored the go-ahead goal less than two minutes later. Rio Kauffman had 11 saves for Glenwood.

• Glenwood’s Pee Wee Silver hockey team defeated the Grand Junction Coyotes, 8-5, in the championship game of the Foothills All-American Classic. The Grizzlies, who posted a 3-1-1 record in the tournament, got four goals and an assist from Robbie Weir, three assists from Toby Guard and two goals from Connor Powell in the title-game victory.

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