Temecula Warriors Inline Hockey teams skate to success at Junior Olympics

The 12U Warriors outscored their opponents 23-5 to win gold in the AAU inline hockey Junior Olympic Games in Corona. Courtesy photo.
The 12U Warriors outscored their opponents 23-5 to win gold in the AAU inline hockey Junior Olympic Games in Corona. Courtesy photo.

The Temecula Warriors, which host tournament travel teams comprised of players from the Temecula Valley Inline Hockey Association (TVIHA), recently participated in the AAU inline hockey Junior Olympic Games in Corona.

The 12U Warriors won gold in their bracket. After comprising a 3-0-1 record in pool play the Warriors defeated HB Notion 5-1 in the semifinals before defeating the Silicon Valley Quakes 3-1 in the final. Over the course of the six games the Warriors went 5-0-1 outscoring their opponents 23-5.

The 8U Warriors won silver in the tournament. The team went 4-0 in pool play, but was defeated by the Pama Cyclones 09, 8-5, in the gold medal game.

Assessments for the fall recreation season take place Aug. 5 & 12. Girls and boys ages 4-17 are invited to participate. Courtesy photo.
Assessments for the fall recreation season take place Aug. 5 & 12. Girls and boys ages 4-17 are invited to participate. Courtesy photo.

The 10U Warriors won bronze in the tournament. The team comprised a 3-1 record in pool play but fell in the semifinal to the Silicon Valley Quakes 3-2.

Overall the Warriors teams had a great season and brought home tons of hardware. Tryouts for the 2017/2018 Warriors teams are tentatively scheduled for September, while registration for the 2017 Fall recreation league is now open.

The Temecula Valley Inline Hockey Association will be holding assessments for their fall recreation season Aug. 5 & 12. Children ages 4-17 are invited to participate. 48 new players joined the league last season so beginners are always welcomed. For more information on inline hockey please go to www.tviha.com or email League President Tom Bilek at president@tviha.com.

 

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