Peewee Raptors win silver in league final
The NGC Peewee Raptors ended their season by pushing Indus to the brink, and into the third game of the final.
It was close but Indus took game three 8-5, capping off the season. For Cam Batty, coach of the Raptors, he was impressed with how his team played.
“It was a disappointing way to end the season, but in all it was a very successful season,” said Batty.
Game one of the Series was last Friday in Gleichen. Zachary Cawiezel and Tanner Moulton each scored on as Indus went once to a 4-2 win.
Game two was back at the Drumheller Memorial Arena and this time Cawiezel had two goals and Daxton Mulgrew contributed one in the 3-2 win.
This brought the series back to Indus. This time Evan Montgomery was hot with two goals and an assist. Cawiezel and Mulgrew each had one goal and two assists, and Joel Howard scored one.
Coach Batty said he was most impressed team’s attitude.
“They really implemented our systems of team play and really focused on delivering as a team, and using teammates to their advantage,” he said. “A lot of them put the team before themselves.” with the
The team also performed well, despite often being outnumbered. With only 11 on the bench, they gave 100 per cent on the ice. The team has about four first year players, so that means a strong contingent of players will be moving up to bantam.
The NGC Peewee Raptors pushed Indus to three games but had to settle for second place in the league championship