The Burlington Eagles had an extremely successful weekend in
their tournaments, producing two champions and four additional teams that were
finalists! The U15 AA Gold team won the Waterloo Memorial Tournament in
Waterloo, and U15 A Gold won the Tournament of Champions in Stoney Creek!
The U15 AA Gold team went 6-0 in Waterloo, defeating all opponents by a combined score of 24-9. After sweeping the round robin, the Eagles shut out the Halton Hills Thunder 2-0 in the semi-finals before defeating the Stratford Warriors 5-2 to complete their second tournament victory of the season!
Our U15 A Gold team went to Stoney Creek and won their tournament with a 3-2 record. After losing the opening game of the tournament to the hosts Stoney Creek, the Eagles then won two of their next three games to enter a four-way tie for 2nd place where only one team would advance. By winning their last game by two goals, the Eagles were propelled through to the finals by goal difference. Coming up against the Georgina Blaze, the Eagles pulled off the victory 2-1 in overtime to win the Tournament of Champions!
Additionally, the Eagles had four teams that made it to the finals of their respective tournaments: Under 10 AA Gold went 3-1 in the round robin, before beating the 1st seed Ottawa Valley Silver Seven en route to the finals where they lost to a strong Leaside Flames team.
The Under 11 A Gold team also made it to the finals of the Tournament of Champions, going 3-1 in the round robin and advancing to the gold medal game on goal difference, eventually falling 6-4 to the only team that beat them in the tournament, the Oakville Rangers.
Under 12 AAA went to the Kitchener Blueline Tournament, going undefeated in the round robin with two wins and two ties to advance to the semi-finals with a wild card berth. Beating the hosts Kitchener in the semi-finals, the Eagles suffered their first loss in the gold medal game to the Huron-Perth Lakers 3-0.
The Eagles Under 14 AA Gold team took part in the Scotiabank Cup hosted by the Mississauga North Stars. Going undefeated in the round robin, the Eagles then took on the Ottawa Sting in the semi-finals, winning 5-0. In the gold medal game, the Eagles lost to the Rideau St. Lawrence Kings by a score of 3-2.
Congratulations to the Under 15 AA Gold and A Gold teams, the coaches and training staff, and all of the Eagles teams that had successful weekends!