Los Alamos Squirt Hockey Team won their second tournament of the year Monday. Courtesy photo
The Los Alamos Squirt Hockey Team won their second tournament of the year Monday, defeating the Santa Clara Blackhawks 4-3 to capture the Squirt-C championship in Colorado Springs. The LA squirts went undefeated in six games, outscoring their opponents 30-7 over the course of the tournament.
The squirts played a strong overall team game, collecting 19 total assists lead by Sammy Castille, Conner Cook and Ty Swavely with three assists each. The squirts were paced by Andrew Jeffery with a tournament leading 14 points (12 goals; two assists) and by Tyler Weiss with nine points (seven goals; two assists). Goalie Quintus Van de Water stopped 45 shots on his way to a 87 percent save percentage.
The squirt tournament team is coached by Chris Jeffery, Jeffrey Goettee, Russell Nolen, Warren Oldham and Richard Van de Water.