Another Tournament Success!, News (Windsor Minor Hockey Association)

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Another Tournament Success!
Another major tournament success for WMHA this weekend

U13A, Sponsored by Central Park Athletics, captured a Gold Medal at the Welland Little NHL Tournament this past weekend.  The team, coached by Kerry Knight, managed to run the table going undefeated over 5 games scoring 20 goals and keeping the opposition to only 2 goals against with 3 shutouts, including the final game which they won 1-0 in overtime against local rival Erie North Shore!
U13BB, Sponsored by Central Park Athletics, and coached by Mike Benson, battled their way back in the Welland Little NHL Tournament after a tough round robin to steal a win and get some revenge in the semi finals against a good Halton Hills team.  The group was in tough against East Lambton in the finals and ultimately brought home a Silver Medal!
U15A, Sponsored by Central Park Athletics, also entered in the Welland Little NHL Tournament.  The team, lead by Head Coach Kirby McArdle, finished round robin play at a perfect 4-0-0 with two shutouts on route to the finals.  The Spits finished the tournament with a Silver Medal after falling to the host Welland Tigers.
U16A, Sponsored by Central Park Athletics, and coached by Derek Treverton, traveled to St. Thomas for the Boston Pizza Cup.  Through round robin play the U16's were undefeated and sat on top of the standings.  They rolled through the semi finals 7-1 setting up a rematch with the Kent Cobras ultimately ending up with a Silver Medal!
Congratulations to all 4 of our Jr Spitfires teams this past weekend.  Keep the tournament success going!
Club 240
Founded by the late Jimmy Hogan, inductee into the Windsor-Essex County Sports Hall of Fame in 1999. Club 240 had its beginnings in 1960, when Jimmy’s kids started playing outdoor hockey at Memorial Park. At that time the only league operating indoors was Midget; the outdoor season was limited to only 7 or 8 games, as the city didn’t allow teams to go beyond the league into the Ontario Minor Hockey Association playdowns (OMHA).
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