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U18R wins Matt Kelley Memorial
Submitted By John Christenson on Wed 10 26, 22
U18R Brings home the Gold!


The Minto Mad Dogs U18R team travelled to Gravenhurst on October 21-23 to participate in the Matt Kelley Memorial tournament.

Game 1 saw the Mad Dogs pitted against the Huntsville Otters where we set the tone for the tournament and skated to a 4-1 victory, a score which does not tell the story of Minto's dominance.

Game 2 came early Saturday morning versus local rivals South Bruce.  Minto again was the far better team, rewarded with a 5-1 win.

Game 3 on Saturday afternoon was more of the same, with the Dogs overpowering the Delhi Rockets by a score of 5-2.  Going 3-0 in the round robin locked up first place in our group, and setup a matchup with Tavistock.

That game was on Sunday morning, and saw Tavistock take an early 1-0 lead.  This game was an intense, physical battle with both teams evenly matched.  Heading into the 3rd period still down 1-0, the Dogs dug deep knowing that only 15 minutes remained to extend the tournament.  3 quick goals mid-way through the period gave the boys breathing room; however, Tavistock made thing interesting with a late goal to draw within 1 with 3:15 remaining.  The Dogs retained their composure, and hung on for a hard fought 3-2 victory to advance to the finals.

The Final on Sunday afternoon saw a rematch with South Bruce, and the outcome was never in doubt as we brought home the gold with a convincing 6-1 pasting of the Blades.

Great job by the boys, the coaching staff, and all the parents who make it all happen.

Looking forward to a great season!

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