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Grizzlies win Albuquerque tourney

Shawn McKay tallied three goals in the title game to lead the Glenwood Springs Grizzlies midget hockey team to the Albuquerque Tournament crown last weekend.Facing the New Mexico Icebreakers in the championship game, Glenwood never trailed and broke open a one-goal game with three goals in the final 8:22 for a 5-1 victory.Anthony Ferrara and Kevin Young both had two-point games with a goal and an assist each.Glenwood went 4-0 in the tournament, with two of the wins coming against the Icebreakers. In the third game, Glenwood won 4-3, holding off a late Icebreakers’ rally that included two goals in the last 8:43.The Grizzlies defeated Fort Collins 5-2 and Team New Mexico 5-1 in the two earlier games. Throughout the tournament Glenwood didn’t spend much time in the penalty box, taking just 22 minutes of penalties in the four games, while the opponents were whistled for 76 minutes.Glenwood coach Tim Cota singled out the play of goaltender Brian King, as well as the leadership provided by captains Marcos Munoz, Tate Fairbanks and Gray Hussey.Glenwood hosts the Rocky Mountain Youth Hockey League divisional playoffs Saturday at the Glenwood Springs Community Center ice rink. The Grizzlies face Eagle at 2 p.m. and Oak Creek at 5 p.m.Glenwood hosts the Rocky Mountain Youth Hockey League divisional playoffs Saturday at the Glenwood Springs Community Center ice rink. The Grizzlies face Eagle at 2 p.m. and Oak Creek at 5 p.m.


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