Stars win North American tourney

The ‘98 Island Stars, a select team of 12 and 13 year old hockey players from Victoria to Campbell River, won the AAA division at the prestigious North American Hockey Classic played June 16 to 19th in Winnipeg.

The ‘98 Island Stars, a select team of 12 and 13 year old hockey players from Victoria to Campbell River, won the AAA division at the prestigious North American Hockey Classic played June 16 to 19th in Winnipeg.

The Stars posted a perfect 5-0 record, defeating teams from Ontario, the Praires, and the USA by a combined score of 45-6.  They shut-out the Manitoba Metal 4-0 in the championship game.  The three Campbell River players include forwards Sage Lim and Josh Coblenz, along with defenceman Andy Stevens.   All were members of last season’s Peewee ‘A’ Tyees squad that captured bronze at Tier 2 Provincials.