Bantam Ice fall just short of quarter-final berth at IceJam
Tri Pen bantam Ice battled back hard in the team’s round-of-16 matchup, but ultimately came out on the losing end at the 2017 East Coast IceJam tournament in Halifax.
The Ice trailed the Kennebecasis Valley Kings 3-0 in the third when goals late in the period from Dawson Crane and Tyler Dohey gave the team a glimmer of hope. But the late push wasn’t enough for the Ice.
In round-robin play, the Ice produced two wins, one regulation loss and an overtime loss. The team opened the tournament with a 5-3 victory over the Central Attack Hockey Club. Reilly Mayne led the way with two goals, while Jared Cluett, Josh Elford and Liam Gregory contributed a goal apiece.
Tri Pen followed that effort up with another win, defeating the Northwest Bulls 6-4. Shaemus Best and Dylan Hartson scored two goals each. Mayne and Corey Parsons also scored for the Ice.
In the third round-robin game, Tri Pen lost in overtime by a score of 2-1 to the Prince County Warriors. Best scored the lone goal for Tri Pen. The Ice lost its final round-robin game to the Kennebecasis Valley Kings 6-2, with Joshua Chafe scoring both goals for Tri Pen.