Cornwall Bantam B Typhoons win gold

Cornwall Bantam B Typhoons
Cornwall Bantam B Typhoons win gold
Pictured: Kneeling: Emma Jamieson

CORNWALL, Ontario – The Cornwall Bantam B Typhoons competed in the 34th Annual Cornwall Competitive Tournament (October 27 – 29, 2017) going undefeated to win Gold.

The Typhoons competed in a 6 team pool bracket.  The Typhoons first game on Friday afternoon would be against the Napanee Crunch and came out strong winning the game 5 – 1.   The evening game would be against a league rival the Goulbourn Rockets, the Rockets came out flying and jumped to a 2 – 0 lead but the Typhoons rebounded with 2 goals in the third period to tie the game. On Saturday afternoon the opponents would be the Springfield Connecticut Falcons, once against the Typhoons faced tough competition in the Falcons which resulted in another tie 3 – 3.  At the end of round robin play the Typhoons were seeded 2nd overall and would face another league rival the Russell Coyotes in the semi finals on Sunday morning. 

The Typhoons were determined to advance to the championship game and stormed the ice to a 4 – 0 win, advancing to the championship game Sunday afternoon.  The championship game would be against a team the Typhoons already faced, the Napanee Crunch.  The Typhoons were determined to capture gold for a special guest in attendance, novice player Camryn Cook, who unfortunately is unable to play hockey this season.  The Typhoons came out hard, fast and strong winning the game 4 – 0 to capture gold in their home tournament.

MVP of the tournament games were Emma Jamieson (Napanee), Karah White (Rockets), Chanel Thompson (Falcons), Emma Ransom (Coyotes) and Sara O’Brien (Napanee).

This is the second tournament of the season that the Typhoons have competed in and have advanced to the championship game, the first tournament was in September in Oshawa which resulted in a 2 – 1 lose against the Timmins Falcons. 

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