Valley Jr. Warriors
VJW 09 Elite Team Takes Home The Gold In Lake Placid

The Valley Jr. Warriors 2009 Elite team travelled to Lake Placid this past weekend to play in the CAN/AM tournament where they took home a gold medal.

The 09’s opened up tournament play winning games in the round robin against the Long Island Edge (Long Island NY) and the NY Stars (Brooklyn NY), they fell to the 08 Northern Cyclones (Hudson, NH) 4-3 in round robin play but met again in the finals beating them 6-3.

In addition to winning gold, the 09 squad also won the Sportsmanship Award for their division. 

Head coach Phil Mericantante shared his experience in the tournament. "Playing at Lake Placid was an incredible experience and I'm very proud of how the kids handled themselves both on and off the ice all weekend long."

The team prepares to take on the Springfield Rifles 09 Elite this Saturday away and the East Coast Wizards 09 Elite on Sunday back home.