MHA 18U defeats Meijer 18U 4-1 to capture Compuware – Honeybaked Invitational Title
MICHIGAN HOCKEY ADVANCEMENT 18U TEAM BACK TO BACK COMPUWARE – HONEYBAKED INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONS
NOVI – For the second time in program history the Michigan Hockey Advancement 18U team has won the Compuware – Honeybaked Invitational Championship, after defeating the Meijer 18U AAA Hockey Club 4 – 1 at the Novi Ice Arena on Sunday.
Plymouth High School Senior Andrew Garby started the scoring for the MHA 18U’s before Meijer fought back to tie the game at 1, early in the second period.
Brighton High School Senior Sam Brennan’s power play goal broke a 1-all tie at 6:54 of the second period giving the MHA 18U’s the lead. Brennan an United States Air Force Academy Commit ended the night with three points (1 goal and 2 assists).
Novi Catholic Central Senior Jared Lee scored the third goal on a nice feed from fellow Shamrock Mitch Morris. Morris a Novi Catholic Central Junior, got the puck from Brennan in the neutral zone, drove wide and fired a pass to Lee who tipped the puck past the outstretched Meijer goaltender.
Novi Catholic Central Senior Brenden West sealed the win with fourth goal. Lake Orion Junior Gabe Potyk and Hartland Senior Josh Albring applied heavy pressure on the Meijer defense, winning a 50-50 puck battle before sliding the puck to a wide open West who fired a high blocker side shot for the goal.
West lead the MHA 18U’s in scoring on the weekend with 7 goals and 5 assists good for 12 points.
Ann Arbor Huron Senior Ethan ST. Pierre registered the win in net for the Michigan Hockey Advancement 18U team.
The MHA 18U team will continue their Fall Season October 20th when they compete in the Bauer Motown Classic.
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