Post-Season Update - The Lake Huron Bees were very successful this past weekend as they
went undefeated in 6 games to win the Bluewater Sharks Major Midget Spring
Tournament. The team is comprised of former Lambton Major Midget AAA '98 & '99 players.
The Bees started the weekend facing the Port Huron Flags on Friday morning. The Bees won this game 4-0 with goals scored by Ryan Rosborough with 2 Deshon Payne, and Joel Pavey, assists went to Joey Ferrera with 2 Max Griffioen and Duncan Core. Goalie Bailey Reinders played a strong game in net and earn the shutout. The Bees than went on to face the Sarnia Lumberjacks, this game was fast paced, and went back and forth, but the bees proved the best winning this game 3-2. Goal scorers were Cameron Rombouts, Ethan Albany and Duncan Core. Goaltender Josh Diamond was strong in net making many saves and getting the win. As the tournament went into day 2 the Bees would face the E.C. Monsters. This was a very well- played game with the monsters getting on the scoreboard first, with the only goal scored in the first period. The bees came back in the second period scoring 2 goals one from Max Griffioen with assist from Joel Pavey, and one from Paul Lee with Jack Robbins. As the third period started the monsters would tie the game, but the Bees answered with 2, one from Nick Burgess assisted by Joel Pavey and Max Griffioen. The last goal would come from Garrett Wojcicki assisted by Cameron Rombouts. Bailey Reinders was again very strong in net and earned his second win. The last game of the day would be with the Minnesota Stars. It seemed from the start of the game that the Bees were determined to win. They dominated the play and had goals by Garrett Wojcicki and 2 from Max Griffioen. Assists would go to Aiden Burns, Duncan Core, Ryan Rosborough and Nick Burgess. With another strong game in net by Josh Diamond, a shutout for him, the Bees won the game 3-0 and headed to the Semi Finals.
The Semi Final game saw the Bees facing the B.C. Monsters once again. The Bees came out wanting this win to head to the finals. They played very strong as a team scoring 7 goals and holding the Monsters to just 2. Goals for the Bees were scored by Joey Ferrera with 2, Max Griffioen with a Hat trick and one each by Garrett Wojcicki, and Nick Burgess. Several Bees earned assists in this game. The Bees once again had very strong goaltending with Bailey Reinders holding the Monsters to only the 2 goals. With 5 wins the Bees were ready to go to the finals and face the Sarnia Lumberjacks. The Bees would go on the scoreboard first scoring the only goal in the first period on a goal from Max Griffioen. The second period would see the Bees scoring 3 more goals from Paul Lee with 2 and Joey Ferrera with one. Heading into the 3rd period and the bees ahead 4 to 0, the Lumberjacks would get their only goal at 11:18 and the Bees would win the game 4-1. Another great game for goalie Josh Diamond, earning him the MVP of the Tournament.
The Bees team consisted of: Goalies Bailey Reinders and Josh Diamond. Garrett Wojcicki, Jack Robbins, Nick Burgess, Deshon Payne, Paul Lee, Max Griffioen, Josh Frketich, Ethan Albany, Aiden Burns, Duncan Core, Joel Pavey, Joey Ferrera, Cameron Rombouts, Ryan Rosborough, Billy Schieman, Jack Leitch. Coaches: Jonathan Taylor, Glenn Lecour, Rick Brown, Kevin Devine, Gerry Eede, Trainer: Andy Hardman Manager: Anna Addley