Midwest Blackbirds (14U) win Division A Big Bear Big Thaw Tourney

2014-03-03T15:32:00Z 2014-03-03T15:49:06Z Midwest Blackbirds (14U) win Division A Big Bear Big Thaw TourneyContributed by Rich Sobilo nwitimes.com
March 03, 2014 3:32 pm  • 

HAMMOND | The Midwest Blackbirds Bantam Travel Team (14U) won the A Division of the Big Bear Big Thaw Tournament this past weekend in Ann Arbor, MI, finishing the Tournament 4 and 0.

The Blackbirds were led by Tournament MVP Louie Covelli, who netted five goals in the Tournament, including a hat trick in the Championship Game. Also pacing the Blackbirds were Richie Greene and Alex Sobilo with two goals and two assists a piece and Joey Fata, who added three goals.

The Blackbirds had a strong defensive effort with Brady Delaney backstopping the team with a 4-0 record, 0.950 save percentage and a 0.75 goals against average. Also anchoring the strong defensive effort (3 goals against in 4 games) were Noah Giedemann +8 and Jason Kasper and Anthony Aleeva +6.

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