Rep hockey roundup
Starting the playoffs as the sixth seed in the South Central Triple-A loop, the Halton Novice AAA Hurricanes swept Niagara Falls and then prevailed in six games over first-place Brampton to represent the SCTA at the five-team OMHA championship tournament in Markham, where they finished fourth, dropping a 5-3 decision to Welland in the bronze medal game. Playoff scoring: Sam Gates (4G, 6A); Daniel Hardie (6G, 2A); Bret McInall, Nicholas Stuckless (4G, 4A); Cameron Downey (G, 3A); Thomas Garron (G, 2A); Zac McInall, Matthew McDonough (3A); Brendan Smith (2G); Riley Armstrong, Rylee Buckle (G, A); Ricky Bicchierai (2A); Mackenzie Entwistle (A); Cole Hayward (5-1, 2SO); Chris Pelow (2-1, SO).
Several Halton Hills players were important contributors to the Halton Novice AAA Hurricane team that recently won the SCTA title and qualified for the OMHA finals. Members of the team (front, from left) are: Goalies Chris Pelow, Cole Hayward. Second row: Daniel Hardie, Sam Gates, Mackenzie Entwistle, Brendan Smith, Thomas Garron, Austin Bizier, Brandon Varela. Third row: Rylee Buckle, Matthew McDonough, Zac McInall, Bret McInall, Riley Armstrong, Nicholas Stuckless, Cameron Downey, Ricky Bicchierai. Back row: Joel Gates, Bruce Hayward, Clyde Stuckless, Robert Varela.