Gold for Glovertown
Eight-game tournament draws teams from across Newfoundland
Atom hockey teams from Glovertown, Clarenville, Marystown and Corner Brook joined in Glovertown this weekend for an eight-game tournament.
On Sunday morning the Glovertown Tornadoes defeated the Marystown Mariners 4-2 in the championship game to take the gold medal. The Tornadoes went into the game with four wins and no loses, while Marystown went in with three wins and one loss.
Both teams were feeling confident before the game with Glovertown shutting out Corner Brook and Marystown shutting out Clarenville in Saturday’s last two games.
Marystown’s Nicholas Francis scored the first goal of the game and another in the first period. Despite some good stick handling, the Mariners could not score again. The Tornadoes were able to create several Tornado Braden Blackwood and Mariner David Miller in the visitors’ end during the first period of the championship game.
breakaways and scored one goal courtesy of Jayden Denty and three goals by Braden Blackwood.
Impressive goaltending on both sides stopped several more would-be scores on net.
Gold-medal winners: Glovertown Tornadoes. Back, from left: Andy Poole (coach), Lindsay Keating (manager), Emma Thornhill, Miguel Furlong, Jackson Keating, Logan Simmonds, Jayden Glover, Jayden Denty, Leland Ralph, Georgia Collins, Jamie Collins (coach), Dennis Thornhill (coach) and Yolanda Collins (trainer). Second row: Braden Blackwood, Braden Collins, Quinn Moulton, Sophie Brown and Noah Briffett. Front: Aaron Briffett and Henry Poole.