The Peewee Hurricanes took part in the Cowichan Valley tournament last weekend and skated away with the gold.
The Hurricanes kicked off the tournament against the Oceanside Ice Breakers and skated away with a 2-1 win in a tight checking affair. Goal scorers for the Hurricanes were Julianne Nelson and Everett Feeney. Assists went to Madison Oke, Megan Mayo, and Tatum Feeney. Game MVP was Nelson.
In the second game of the day the Hurricanes faced a team from Washington State, the Washington Wild. The Wild jumped out to a 2-0 lead on the Hurricanes but by the end of the second the Hurricanes had reeled them in and were up 3-2. The third saw the Hurricanes add three more to the Wild’s one to finish the game 6-3. Scorers were Nelson with the hat trick and one assist, Everett Feeney with two goals, Shayna Moen with one. Mayo and Oke picked up an assist each. Game MVP was Mayo.
The second day of the tournament saw the Hurricanes take on the host Cowichan Valley Capitals. The Hurricanes skated to a 5-0 win with Ashley Hogg picking up the shut out. Goal scorers were Everett Feeney with two goals, Nelson with one goal and one assist, Mayo with one goal and one assist, and Moen with one goal and one assist. Game MVP was Paige Beauregard. With the win, the Hurricanes with a 3-0 record were into the gold medal game against the Ice Breakers.
The Hurricanes jumped out to a 1-0 lead on an unassisted goal by Nelson at the 6:51 mark of the first and held that lead through two periods of play. In the third period, Mayo banged in the second Hurricanes goal with Moen picking up the assist and giving the Hurricanes a 2-0 lead. The Ice Breakers cut into the two goal lead just over the halfway mark of the third and tied the game up three minutes later. The game ended in a 2-2 tie and forced a shootout. First up was the Hurricanes’ Nelson who scored. The Ice Breakers first shooter tied it up at 1-1. Both goalies stopped the next two shooters. Next up was the sudden death rounds. Hurricanes’ Beauregard scored on her shot and Hogg stopped the Ice Breakers shooter for the win, making the Hurricanes 3-2 winners. MVP for the game was Melayna Beaudin. Next up for the Hurricanes is the Richmond Ice Classic tournament March 22-24.