Congrats to Ivo Mocek on being named Head Coach of the NWHL Metropolitan Riveters. Coach Ivo has coached North Park for the last 8 years and will remain Co-Head Coach of our Bantam Green team in 2019-20.
The 12U Gotham Knights followed up the 10U title with a convincing 9-3 victory over the CT Flames in the PeeWee A finals of the Doritos Cup in Bridgeport on June 2nd. The win came against a team that we had battled back to tie 2-2 on Saturday evening. Like 10U, this 12U team was also comprised of players from each of our three 12U teams in the upcoming 2019-20 season. Congrats to Coaches Tomasso and Marcello for winning two in one weekend!
After losing a close opening game against the LI Gladiators, our crew of Squirts, with players from each of our four Squirt teams in the upcoming Fall season, came together under the leadership of Coaches Clint, Marcello and Tomasso to win 4 straight games, including a 5-3 win over Soundshore Select in the finals, and capture the Squirt A title in the Doritos Cup on June 2nd.
5 Members of our 2004 North Park graduating class had their names inscribed on the Slager Cup for 2019. Henry Adkins, Brennan Carlin, Adam Carroll, Felix Rockefeller, and Tage Wikstrom played together for 8 years from Mites to 2nd year Bantams. They were coached by Lada Majkus, Robert Kucera, Martin Cejka (2yrs), David Cernan (2yrs), and Ivo Mocek (2yrs).
10U Blue scored three unanswered goals to come back from a two goal deficit and capture the championship 4-3 in the 2018-19 HVHL Squirt Premier Metro division. This win came against a team that had beaten 10U Blue twice during the regular season. Congrats to Coaches Katherine and Mark and the team!
Our 14U Green team claimed the club's first ever MEHL Bantam Gold Championship with a 5-2 victory over PAL AA in the finals, following a convincing 7-0 win over The Rinx in the semifinals. Congrats to Ivo and the team for digging deep with an injury-depleted 10-skater roster to pull off the win.
North Park 12U Blue blew open a tight game with four unanswered goals in the third period to win 8-2 over a PAL team that had handed Blue one of its only two losses on the season back in December. Congrats to Coaches Ryan and Marcello on their first championship with North Park and to the boys for a tremendous effort.