Atom A/E Sabres end season at the top of Tri-County league

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

The 2005/06 season for the Atom A/E Sabres has been nothing short of great on all fronts - fun, success and friendship for players, coaches and parents.

Winning the Regional Silver Stick in December in Alliston was certainly the highlight. The Sabres also came close to winning the International Silver Stick tourney in Fort Erie in January, fighting the good fight right until the end and losing in double overtime in the semi-finals.

In addition to tournament success, the Atoms finished at the top of their Tri-County league.

The Sabres kicked off play at the Alliston Silver Stick on December 29 with a 9-0 win against Orillia. After a scoreless first period, Zack Carr scored his first of the game in the second frame. Michael Harris led the team with a hat trick and one assist and received MVP honours. The remaining markers came from Alex Batey, who had a goal and two assists and Ryan Fritz, who added a goal and a helper. Jacob Gilles and Eric Houston scored a goal apiece, while Eric Gladiator and Nathan Del Mastro each picked up a couple of assists. A sound shutout was delivered by goalie Dakota Anchor.

The Sabres' second game of the day pitted them against a tougher East Gwillimbury team. Flamborough won 6-3, after an evenly paced match with scoring in all three periods - by just two Sabres. The Jacob and Jacob show (Benallick and Gillies) won the day, with both players making the hat trick. Batey and Eric Houston each earned three helpers. Benallick was named MVP for his outstanding play in game two.

TORNADOS

After some R&R, the Sabres came up against the TNT Tornados. Flamborough won 3-0 - and Anchor recorded another shutout. Houston, Harris and Benallick each netted a goal and Alex Tritchew, Batey and Ryan Hawkins each drew assists. Del Mastro's excellent defensive play was recognized with the MVP award following the game.

Flamborough defeated Richmond Hill in game four, 6-2. Zaakery Rogers led the team with solid goaltending, keeping the net empty through a scoreless first period. The pucks began to fly in the second, with a marker each from Gladiator, Carr, Fritz, Harris, Batey and Houston. Harris got a second MVP nod.

The championship match was the third of the day for the Sabres, and the second time this year the boys reached the final. Up against Nemarket, Flamborough prevailed after a tense opening period.

Benallick scored an unassisted goal in the first, but the second frame was scoreless. Rogers was superb in net, giving Harris - who earned the MVP nod - the opportunity to put the game out of reach by scoring four goals. Del Mastro, Derek Vaile and Benallick added helpers.

The Championship win granted the Atom A/E Sabres an invite to the International A/E Silver Stick Tournament in Fort Erie in January.

Although the team was eliminated in a hard-fought semi-final game, with a heart-breaking double overtime period against the San Jose Sharks from California, the Sabres were very grateful to Walter Gretkzy who took time to pose for a photo, sign sticks and other memorabilia.

The entire Sabres team, thanks to strong leadership from head coach Frank Gladiator, assistants Mike Carr, Dean Castellan, trainer Ted Tritchew and manager Paul Batey, offered an outstanding effort throughout the tournaments.

The 4-1 victory against a very worthy Elora team on January 17 gave the Sabres a first-place finish in the regular season Tri-County League standings. The Atom A/E Sabres posted 20 wins, three losses and one tie, for a total of 41 points. The team's powerful offence lead the league in goals, with a remarkable 124. Its solid defence held the opposition to only 41 goals against.

In tournament play this year the Sabres played 18 games recording a remarkable 15 wins, twice getting to the Final Championship game and twice getting to the semi-finals.

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TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE STANDINGS, JANUARY 31, 2006

presented in the following order: Team; GP; W; L; T; Pts; GF; GA; PIM; GF PCT

Flamborough; 24; 20; 3; 1; 41; 124; 41; 110; 0.7515

Georgetown; 24; 19; 3; 2; 40; 114; 33; 106; 0.7755

Elora; 24; 18; 3; 3; 39; 88; 35; 68; 0.7154

Caledon; 24; 12; 7; 5; 29; 81; 60; 182; 0.5745

Milton; 24; 9; 15; 0; 18; 61; 105; 104; 0.3675

Erin/Hills; 24; 7; 15; 2; 16; 86; 99; 109; 0.4649

Orangeville; 24; 5; 17; 2; 12; 50; 98; 184; 0.3378

Arthur; 24; 5; 18; 1; 11; 48; 102; 80; 0.32

Ancaster; 24; 4; 18; 2; 10; 43; 122; 76; 0.2606

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-Submitted by Randy and Sherry Del Mastro

Atom A/E Sabres end season at the top of Tri-County league

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

The 2005/06 season for the Atom A/E Sabres has been nothing short of great on all fronts - fun, success and friendship for players, coaches and parents.

Winning the Regional Silver Stick in December in Alliston was certainly the highlight. The Sabres also came close to winning the International Silver Stick tourney in Fort Erie in January, fighting the good fight right until the end and losing in double overtime in the semi-finals.

In addition to tournament success, the Atoms finished at the top of their Tri-County league.

The Sabres kicked off play at the Alliston Silver Stick on December 29 with a 9-0 win against Orillia. After a scoreless first period, Zack Carr scored his first of the game in the second frame. Michael Harris led the team with a hat trick and one assist and received MVP honours. The remaining markers came from Alex Batey, who had a goal and two assists and Ryan Fritz, who added a goal and a helper. Jacob Gilles and Eric Houston scored a goal apiece, while Eric Gladiator and Nathan Del Mastro each picked up a couple of assists. A sound shutout was delivered by goalie Dakota Anchor.

The Sabres' second game of the day pitted them against a tougher East Gwillimbury team. Flamborough won 6-3, after an evenly paced match with scoring in all three periods - by just two Sabres. The Jacob and Jacob show (Benallick and Gillies) won the day, with both players making the hat trick. Batey and Eric Houston each earned three helpers. Benallick was named MVP for his outstanding play in game two.

TORNADOS

After some R&R, the Sabres came up against the TNT Tornados. Flamborough won 3-0 - and Anchor recorded another shutout. Houston, Harris and Benallick each netted a goal and Alex Tritchew, Batey and Ryan Hawkins each drew assists. Del Mastro's excellent defensive play was recognized with the MVP award following the game.

Flamborough defeated Richmond Hill in game four, 6-2. Zaakery Rogers led the team with solid goaltending, keeping the net empty through a scoreless first period. The pucks began to fly in the second, with a marker each from Gladiator, Carr, Fritz, Harris, Batey and Houston. Harris got a second MVP nod.

The championship match was the third of the day for the Sabres, and the second time this year the boys reached the final. Up against Nemarket, Flamborough prevailed after a tense opening period.

Benallick scored an unassisted goal in the first, but the second frame was scoreless. Rogers was superb in net, giving Harris - who earned the MVP nod - the opportunity to put the game out of reach by scoring four goals. Del Mastro, Derek Vaile and Benallick added helpers.

The Championship win granted the Atom A/E Sabres an invite to the International A/E Silver Stick Tournament in Fort Erie in January.

Although the team was eliminated in a hard-fought semi-final game, with a heart-breaking double overtime period against the San Jose Sharks from California, the Sabres were very grateful to Walter Gretkzy who took time to pose for a photo, sign sticks and other memorabilia.

The entire Sabres team, thanks to strong leadership from head coach Frank Gladiator, assistants Mike Carr, Dean Castellan, trainer Ted Tritchew and manager Paul Batey, offered an outstanding effort throughout the tournaments.

The 4-1 victory against a very worthy Elora team on January 17 gave the Sabres a first-place finish in the regular season Tri-County League standings. The Atom A/E Sabres posted 20 wins, three losses and one tie, for a total of 41 points. The team's powerful offence lead the league in goals, with a remarkable 124. Its solid defence held the opposition to only 41 goals against.

In tournament play this year the Sabres played 18 games recording a remarkable 15 wins, twice getting to the Final Championship game and twice getting to the semi-finals.

* * *

TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE STANDINGS, JANUARY 31, 2006

presented in the following order: Team; GP; W; L; T; Pts; GF; GA; PIM; GF PCT

Flamborough; 24; 20; 3; 1; 41; 124; 41; 110; 0.7515

Georgetown; 24; 19; 3; 2; 40; 114; 33; 106; 0.7755

Elora; 24; 18; 3; 3; 39; 88; 35; 68; 0.7154

Caledon; 24; 12; 7; 5; 29; 81; 60; 182; 0.5745

Milton; 24; 9; 15; 0; 18; 61; 105; 104; 0.3675

Erin/Hills; 24; 7; 15; 2; 16; 86; 99; 109; 0.4649

Orangeville; 24; 5; 17; 2; 12; 50; 98; 184; 0.3378

Arthur; 24; 5; 18; 1; 11; 48; 102; 80; 0.32

Ancaster; 24; 4; 18; 2; 10; 43; 122; 76; 0.2606

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-Submitted by Randy and Sherry Del Mastro

Atom A/E Sabres end season at the top of Tri-County league

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

The 2005/06 season for the Atom A/E Sabres has been nothing short of great on all fronts - fun, success and friendship for players, coaches and parents.

Winning the Regional Silver Stick in December in Alliston was certainly the highlight. The Sabres also came close to winning the International Silver Stick tourney in Fort Erie in January, fighting the good fight right until the end and losing in double overtime in the semi-finals.

In addition to tournament success, the Atoms finished at the top of their Tri-County league.

The Sabres kicked off play at the Alliston Silver Stick on December 29 with a 9-0 win against Orillia. After a scoreless first period, Zack Carr scored his first of the game in the second frame. Michael Harris led the team with a hat trick and one assist and received MVP honours. The remaining markers came from Alex Batey, who had a goal and two assists and Ryan Fritz, who added a goal and a helper. Jacob Gilles and Eric Houston scored a goal apiece, while Eric Gladiator and Nathan Del Mastro each picked up a couple of assists. A sound shutout was delivered by goalie Dakota Anchor.

The Sabres' second game of the day pitted them against a tougher East Gwillimbury team. Flamborough won 6-3, after an evenly paced match with scoring in all three periods - by just two Sabres. The Jacob and Jacob show (Benallick and Gillies) won the day, with both players making the hat trick. Batey and Eric Houston each earned three helpers. Benallick was named MVP for his outstanding play in game two.

TORNADOS

After some R&R, the Sabres came up against the TNT Tornados. Flamborough won 3-0 - and Anchor recorded another shutout. Houston, Harris and Benallick each netted a goal and Alex Tritchew, Batey and Ryan Hawkins each drew assists. Del Mastro's excellent defensive play was recognized with the MVP award following the game.

Flamborough defeated Richmond Hill in game four, 6-2. Zaakery Rogers led the team with solid goaltending, keeping the net empty through a scoreless first period. The pucks began to fly in the second, with a marker each from Gladiator, Carr, Fritz, Harris, Batey and Houston. Harris got a second MVP nod.

The championship match was the third of the day for the Sabres, and the second time this year the boys reached the final. Up against Nemarket, Flamborough prevailed after a tense opening period.

Benallick scored an unassisted goal in the first, but the second frame was scoreless. Rogers was superb in net, giving Harris - who earned the MVP nod - the opportunity to put the game out of reach by scoring four goals. Del Mastro, Derek Vaile and Benallick added helpers.

The Championship win granted the Atom A/E Sabres an invite to the International A/E Silver Stick Tournament in Fort Erie in January.

Although the team was eliminated in a hard-fought semi-final game, with a heart-breaking double overtime period against the San Jose Sharks from California, the Sabres were very grateful to Walter Gretkzy who took time to pose for a photo, sign sticks and other memorabilia.

The entire Sabres team, thanks to strong leadership from head coach Frank Gladiator, assistants Mike Carr, Dean Castellan, trainer Ted Tritchew and manager Paul Batey, offered an outstanding effort throughout the tournaments.

The 4-1 victory against a very worthy Elora team on January 17 gave the Sabres a first-place finish in the regular season Tri-County League standings. The Atom A/E Sabres posted 20 wins, three losses and one tie, for a total of 41 points. The team's powerful offence lead the league in goals, with a remarkable 124. Its solid defence held the opposition to only 41 goals against.

In tournament play this year the Sabres played 18 games recording a remarkable 15 wins, twice getting to the Final Championship game and twice getting to the semi-finals.

* * *

TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE STANDINGS, JANUARY 31, 2006

presented in the following order: Team; GP; W; L; T; Pts; GF; GA; PIM; GF PCT

Flamborough; 24; 20; 3; 1; 41; 124; 41; 110; 0.7515

Georgetown; 24; 19; 3; 2; 40; 114; 33; 106; 0.7755

Elora; 24; 18; 3; 3; 39; 88; 35; 68; 0.7154

Caledon; 24; 12; 7; 5; 29; 81; 60; 182; 0.5745

Milton; 24; 9; 15; 0; 18; 61; 105; 104; 0.3675

Erin/Hills; 24; 7; 15; 2; 16; 86; 99; 109; 0.4649

Orangeville; 24; 5; 17; 2; 12; 50; 98; 184; 0.3378

Arthur; 24; 5; 18; 1; 11; 48; 102; 80; 0.32

Ancaster; 24; 4; 18; 2; 10; 43; 122; 76; 0.2606

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-Submitted by Randy and Sherry Del Mastro