Omaha 16U team wins Midwest Championship
March 12, 2013
The Omaha AAA Hockey Club , proud members of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) are the 2012-2013 Midwest Tier 1 Champions.
Omaha AAA U16 defeated Russell Stover U16 in 2 straight games in a best of 3 series played in Omaha , Nebraska March 1-2 , 2013.
Game 1 - Omaha AAA U16 - 5, Russell Stover U16 - 0
Omaha got goals from 5 different players. Ethen Frank (Omaha , Ne) paced the attack with a goal and 2 assists. Omaha outshot. Russell Stover 39-14 in the game and Nathan Churchill (Lafayette, Ca) earned the shutout for the Omaha AAA U16 Team.
Game #2 - Omaha AAA U16 - 6, Russell Stover U16 - 2
Omaha again got goals from 6 different players. Patrick Grasso led the way offensively with a goal and 2 assists. Omaha outshot Russell Stover again by a wide margin 36-10 and Nathan Churchill earned the win for a 2nd straight night for Omaha.
Omaha now advances to the Central District Regional in Fond Du Lac , Wisconsin March 15-17 , 2013. Omaha AAA will face Team Wisconsin, St Louis Blues and The Chicago Mission.