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Crowsnest U9 Thunder tournament weekend highlights

Crowsnest U9 Thunder tournament weekend highlights
By Sarah Bjorgan
By Sarah Bjorgan
November 22, 2023
November 22, 2023
Crowsnest Pass U9 Thunder welcomed teams from the Elk Valley, Olds, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Okotoks.
Crowsnest Pass U9 Thunder welcomed teams from the Elk Valley, Olds, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Okotoks.
IMAGE: Sarah Bjorgan
IMAGE: Sarah Bjorgan

Crowsnest Pass U9 Thunder Green and White teams hosted their home tournament over the weekend. They welcomed teams from the Elk Valley, Olds, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Okotoks. Each team played four games in total, concluding Sunday afternoon.

Thunder Green opened the action for the home teams against the Medicine Hat Bruins, with goals scored by Oliver Samaha, Jesse Byers, Chase Plowman, Levi Michalsky and Kacy Patrick. Jesse Ball played a strong game as goaltender. The Heart and Hustle award went to Emmett Riewe and MVP to Levi Michalsky.

Thunder White played their first game versus the Okotoks Oilers. Goals were scored by Beau Houda, Mason Bradbury and Jax Bjorgan. Top-tier goaltending was provided by Reggie Davis. Heart and Hustle went to Weston Sagrafena and MVP to Beau Houda.

 

Wedding banquet view of wedding venue — the Cowley Lions Campground Stockade near Pincher Creek in southwestern Alberta.

 

Thunder Green’s Game 2, versus the Elk Valley Kodiaks, saw goals scored by Levi Michalsky, Chase Plowman, Hudson Priest and Oliver Samaha. In net showing off his moves was Emmett Riewe. The Heart and Hustle award went to Chase Plowman and MVP to Oliver Samaha.

Thunder White played their second game against the Lethbridge Reapers. This was a fast-paced, gruelling game, but Thunder White rose to the challenge with goals scored by Jax Bjorgan, Beau Houda and Reggie Davis. Mason Bradbury showcased his excellent goaltending skills. Heart and Hustle went to Finn Graham and MVP to Mason Bradbury.

Game 3, Thunder Green played the Elk Valley Grizzlies and saw goals scored by Oliver Samaha, Chase Plowman, Levi Michalsky, Emmett Riewe and Hudson Priest. Goaltender Jack Kaprowski played a strong game. The Heart and Hustle award went to Hudson Priest and MVP to Jesse Ball.

 

Pig roast at wedding venue — the Cowley Lions Campground Stockade near Pincher Creek in southwestern Alberta.

 

Thunder White hit the ice for their third game against the Olds Grizzlies. Goals were scored by Beau Houda, Mason Bradbury, Kyson McKee, Reggie Davis and Weston Sagrafena. In goal, Gordon Chambers played a tough game and did a remarkable job stopping the majority of shots. Heart and Hustle was given to Kyson McKee and MVP to Reggie Davis.

Game 4 versus Okotoks Oilers saw Thunder Green goals scored by Hudson Parks, Oliver Samaha and Chase Plowman. Levi Michalsky was in net, determined to stop as many pucks as he could. The Heart and Hustle award went to Jesse Byers and MVP to Aleksei Zbrodoff.

Thunder White’s fourth and final game was played against the Medicine Hat Bruins. The game was evenly matched, with goals scored by Beau Houda, Mason Bradbury and Reggie Davis. In goal, Jax Bjorgan played an impressive game, his love for the position evident. Heart and Hustle was awarded to Will Trotz and MVP was presented to Jax Bjorgan.

Both teams will see action again Dec. 9 at Elkford Arena versus the Grizzlies.

 

 

 

Table setting of wedding venue — the Cowley Lions Campground Stockade near Pincher Creek in southwestern Alberta.

Crowsnest Pass U9 Thunder Green and White teams hosted their home tournament over the weekend. They welcomed teams from the Elk Valley, Olds, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Okotoks. Each team played four games in total, concluding Sunday afternoon.

Thunder Green opened the action for the home teams against the Medicine Hat Bruins, with goals scored by Oliver Samaha, Jesse Byers, Chase Plowman, Levi Michalsky and Kacy Patrick. Jesse Ball played a strong game as goaltender. The Heart and Hustle award went to Emmett Riewe and MVP to Levi Michalsky.

Thunder White played their first game versus the Okotoks Oilers. Goals were scored by Beau Houda, Mason Bradbury and Jax Bjorgan. Top-tier goaltending was provided by Reggie Davis. Heart and Hustle went to Weston Sagrafena and MVP to Beau Houda.

 

 

Thunder Green’s Game 2, versus the Elk Valley Kodiaks, saw goals scored by Levi Michalsky, Chase Plowman, Hudson Priest and Oliver Samaha. In net showing off his moves was Emmett Riewe. The Heart and Hustle award went to Chase Plowman and MVP to Oliver Samaha.

Thunder White played their second game against the Lethbridge Reapers. This was a fast-paced, gruelling game, but Thunder White rose to the challenge with goals scored by Jax Bjorgan, Beau Houda and Reggie Davis. Mason Bradbury showcased his excellent goaltending skills. Heart and Hustle went to Finn Graham and MVP to Mason Bradbury.

Game 3, Thunder Green played the Elk Valley Grizzlies and saw goals scored by Oliver Samaha, Chase Plowman, Levi Michalsky, Emmett Riewe and Hudson Priest. Goaltender Jack Kaprowski played a strong game. The Heart and Hustle award went to Hudson Priest and MVP to Jesse Ball.

 

 

Thunder White hit the ice for their third game against the Olds Grizzlies. Goals were scored by Beau Houda, Mason Bradbury, Kyson McKee, Reggie Davis and Weston Sagrafena. In goal, Gordon Chambers played a tough game and did a remarkable job stopping the majority of shots. Heart and Hustle was given to Kyson McKee and MVP to Reggie Davis.

Game 4 versus Okotoks Oilers saw Thunder Green goals scored by Hudson Parks, Oliver Samaha and Chase Plowman. Levi Michalsky was in net, determined to stop as many pucks as he could. The Heart and Hustle award went to Jesse Byers and MVP to Aleksei Zbrodoff.

Thunder White’s fourth and final game was played against the Medicine Hat Bruins. The game was evenly matched, with goals scored by Beau Houda, Mason Bradbury and Reggie Davis. In goal, Jax Bjorgan played an impressive game, his love for the position evident. Heart and Hustle was awarded to Will Trotz and MVP was presented to Jax Bjorgan.

Both teams will see action again Dec. 9 at Elkford Arena versus the Grizzlies.

 

 

 

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