Tewksbury Redmen 6th Grade Team Wins Middle School Championship
Mar 11, 2015 08:00AM
By Kieran Gilman
Ice Level: John Beatrice, Chase Perrault; Bottom Row: Nathan Brown, Will O'Keefe, Cole Stone, Cam Paolillo, Danny Kusmaul, Cam Whealan, Anthony Pecci, Zak Fontaine, Jack Shreenan, Trevor Lindsey; Back Row: Ass't Coach Marty Kusmaul, Paidric Green, Jared LeGrand, Sean Murphy, Coach Michael Chapman, Asa Deroche, Conor Preble, Ass't Coach Sean O'Keefe.
The Tewksbury Redmen 6th Grade team capped off a great season in the Middle School Hockey League by winning the Championship with a 7-3 win over Triton.
The Redmen 6th graders earned a 1st round bye in the playoffs after winning the regular season title with a record of 7 wins and 2 losses. The locals scored 59 goals and only allowed 32 goals.
The Redmen skated against the Peabody Tanners in the Semi-finals and skated to a 7-0 win. The win moved the Redmen into the championship game on Tuesday March 3rd against the Triton Vikings, one of only 2 teams to beat the Redmen during the regular season.
The Championship game was a fast-paced, high-energy, physical battle between two talented teams. With the score 3-2 after two periods, the Redmen exploded for 4 goals in the final period and skated off with a 7-3 win, hoisting the “Stanley Cup” trophy over their heads in front of their proud parents, brothers, sisters, and grandparents.
Players on the Redmen 6th Grade Championship Team include: Will O’Keefe, Cole Stone, Conor Preble, Sean Murphy, John Beatrice, Paidric Green, Danny Kusmaul, Asa Deroche, Anthony Pecci, Jack Shreenan, Cam Whelan, Nathan Brown, Jared LeGrand, Trevor Lindsey, Cam Paolillo, Chase Perrault, and Zak Fontaine.