The Squirt 1 and Pee Wee 1 teams competed in the Tier II-S state tournaments March 13-15 at Cushing Academy and Fitchburg State College, respectively and Triton Youth Hockey was represented in fine fashion. Both teams went 3-0 in pool play and advanced to the semi final round. The Pee Wee team lost to an excellent Amherst team in the semis which ended their tournament . The Squirt team took down Cambridge 5-2 in the semi-final game to advance to the finals. The Championship game was one for the ages against very familiar and very talented Tewksbury team. With Triton up 1-0 with 44 seconds left, Tewksbury pulled the goalie and scored to tie the game up at 1-1. Despite numerous chances in a wild first overtime session, the Vikes could not find the back of the net. The game would go deep into a second overtime with Triton pulling out a thrilling 2-1 victory! That makes it back to back state championships for Triton at the Squirt level!
The Squirt team consists of:
Jackson Irving, Cole Daniels, Braeden McDonald, Dom Cardillo, Owen Bell, Gavin Colby, Tyler Egan, Nolan Cole, Quinn Moses, Alex Monteiro, Jack Lindholm and Nick Kutcher
Triton had a very good showing this month in the Fournier tournament. We had six teams make the finals with three teams walking away with victories. The Squirt 1&2 teams and the Bantam 2 team were victorious.