East Gwillimbury Novice A Eagles go undefeated in the Nobleking Challenge Cup
Sunday, January 20, 2013
East Gwillimbury, ON: -
Zachary NIcolas scored the winning goal to land the East Gwillimbury Eagles a 3-2 victory over the Aurora Tigers in the novice single-A championship game Sunday January 20th at the Nobleking Challenge Cup in King City.
After sweeping through 4 round robin games, the Eagles started out the finals on Sunday with the 1st goal by Adam Johnson, but Aurora scored to tie it up in the 1st period. Brayden Padley, assisted by Noah Dimitriadis, scored at the top of the second period for the Eagles and Aurora tied it up again with only seconds left to the second period. Going into the third period tied at 2 - 2, Zachary Nicolas scored and the Eagles hard work kept Aurora from scoring.
The Eagles also claimed wins over Aurora Tigers [5-3], Markham Waxers [2-0], Nobleking Knights [3-2] and Bradford Bulldogs [5-0] in round robin play. 2 shut outs by goalie Kyle Leggo, hard work and determination from the entire team secured the victory for the Eagles! Way to go!
Submitted by Trina Sweezie
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