Oceanside midget Liam Flatley

Rec midgets reach semis

Oceanside team gains final four in 18-team midget hockey tournament at Oceanside Place Arena

  • Nov. 22, 2016 10:00 a.m.

Oceanside Team 2 reached the semifinals and finished in a third-place tie to lead five local entries in the 18-team Oceanside Minor Hockey Remembrance Day midget recreation tournament Nov. 11-13 at Oceanside Place Arena.

The large field was split into three pools, with each pool winner and one wild card team advancing to the playoffs.

Oceanside 2 claimed the wild card berth with a 3-0-1 record, as the highest-point team to not win a pool.

The club then dropped an 8-3 decision to Surrey in the semifinals.

Lake Cowichan went on to take the tournament title with an 8-4 win over Surrey.

In other results, Oceanside Team 1 placed seventh with a 2-1-1 tourney record. Oceanside Team 3 placed 11th with a 1-2-1 mark; Oceanside Team 4 placed 12th with a 1-3-0 records; and Oceanside Team 5 placed 13th at 1-3-0.

The three-day tournament was a fundraiser for Oceanside Minor Hockey that included a raffle table, 50/50 draws and other prize opportunities. The association’s next tournament is the Peewee Tier 2 Winter Break tournament Dec. 19-21.

— Submitted by OMHA

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