FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. The Mid Fairfield Youth Hockey Associations Mite Majors team won the Silver Stick tournament last weekend in West Chester, Pa., by going 6-0. The victory qualifies the team for the Silver Stick national tournament in January.
Mid Fairfield won the championship, 6-5, over the New Jersey Colonials in dramatic fashion. After scoring the game-tying goal with four-tenths of a second left in regulation, the Blues won the championship with a shorthanded goal.
Mid Fairfield outscored opponents 43-18 in its title run. The Blues also defeated the Long Island Gulls, 8-2; the Westchester Express, 5-4; the Valley Forge, Pa., Minutemen; the Middlesex Islanders, 9-3; and the Westchester Express, 6-3.
Mid Fairfield is 22-5-1 on the season, with three of those losses by one goal.
The team includes Stamfords Paul Davey and Mikael Petersen; Westports Graham Day, William Paliotta and Owen Sherman; Dariens Mick Frechette, Will Lodge, Charles Seter and Theodore Truwit; Ryes Tommy Haggerty, Malachy Beyer and Liam Lavelle; Westons Daniel McKiernan; Fairfields Ryan Panico; Greenwichs Charles Smilovic; and Gregory and Zachary Peltz of Mt. Kisco, N.Y. The team is coached by Ryan Haggerty, assisted by Tim Frechette and Sean McKiernan.
Send us information and pictures about your youth sports teams! Send information to Tom Renner at firstname.lastname@example.org or Eric Gendron at email@example.com.
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.