Tri Pen Ice three-peat at mi­nor mid­get provin­cials

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The Tri Pen Ice mi­nor mid­get hockey team won de­ci­sively in the cham­pi­onship game at provin­cials Feb. 19.

Fac­ing off in Deer Lake against Western, Tri Pen came out on top by a score of 6-1, giv­ing the team its third con­sec­u­tive pro­vin­cial ti­tle. The team fea­tures play­ers from feeder as­so­ci­a­tions in Har­bour Grace, Bay Roberts, Marys­town, Bon­av­ista and Clarenville.

Tri Pen recorded three wins and a loss in round-robin play. It opened the tour­na­ment Fri­day morn­ing against Cen­tral, de­feat­ing that team soundly 11-1. Later that evening, Tri Pen beat Western 9-6.

On Sat­ur­day, a strong squad rep­re­sent­ing Avalon claimed the lone vic­tory of the week­end against the Ice, win­ning 4-1. Prior to Sun­day’s fi­nal, Tri Pen crushed Labrador 8-3.

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