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The Ithaca Youth Hockey Association (IYHA) Bantam, Peewee & Squirt Travel teams played in the Steel City Shootout Tournament in Bethlehem, PA January 17-19, 2015.  All three teams won, taking the Championship title in each of their divisions.
The Bantam Travel team was undefeated for the weekend. They played a total of four games taking 14.5 points out of a total of 15, seeding them in first place.  They won the Championship game 3-1 over the New Jersey Penguins.

hockey BantamsSteelCityChampsFirst Row: Billy Block, Jackson Oates Second Row: David Stevens, Lou Webster, Sam Roach, Jack Duthie, Nathaniel Simons, Chris Kiely Last Row: Coach Joe Sornberger, Xander DiNapoli, Coach Ron DiNapoli, Andrew Kim, Samantha Pundt, Michael Sornberger, Colin McClure, Matteas Derraugh

The Peewee Travel team had a tough schedule playing a total of 6 games with 3 of them alone on the last day of the tournament.  They accumulated 18 points out of a possible 20 seeding them in 1st place.  Peewees won the Championship game with a 5-1 score over Long Island Edge.

hockey PeeweesSteelCItyChampsFirst Row: Colden Goodrow, Zach Neely, William Gephart, Morgan Somchanhmavong, Nick Djafari, Aidan Burt, Colin Blakeslee Second Row: Ethan Burt, Richard Prosser, Joe Besemer, Thomas Kopelson, Quinn Howe, AJ Prudence, Ben Infante, Michael Kiely, Dennis Kang Back Row (Coaches): Dave Howe, Dave Blakeslee, Wayne Stokes

Squirt Travel team played five games, taking 13 points out of a total of 15 giving them the 1st place seed.  They had an exciting Championship game being down 4-2, and coming back to tie it at 4-4 to send game into overtime.  The final score was a 5-4 win over the New Jersey Stars.

hockey SquirtsSteelCityChampsFront Row: Eli Simons, Alex Rahaman, Timmy Kiely, Michael Kadlecik, Tyler Kirk, Grace Conuel, Ryan Somchanhmavong Second Row: Greg Gorsky, Trevor Corey, Lincoln Babcock, Maddie Sornberger, Skyler Mitchell, Tyler Collins, Shea Baker Back Row (coaches): Matt Weaver, Paul Kirk, Dan Mitchell, Todd Baker, Joe Kiely

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