December 7, 2015 – The Blackburn Peewee A Stingers were crowned champions of the West Ferris Challenge Cup with a dominating victory of 6-0. The tournament was held in North Bay, the weekend of December 4-6, 2015.
The tournament began with a decisive win of 3-2 over a local team, North Bay Advertisers with goals coming from Daniel N., Alek G. and Jacob A. Next up were the Northern Freedom from Kirkland Lake. The Stingers scored within 20 seconds of the opening period and then easily cruised to victory with a final score of 15-1. Jeremy V. led the charge with a hat trick and 4 assists. Kieran M. and Joshua W. also had hat tricks in this game. Sam L. and Liam E. had multiple goals and Alek G., Jacob S. completed the scoring for the Stingers. The Stingers 3rd opponent were the Warriors of West Carleton in a contest that saw goals from Daniel N., Samuel L., Jacob A. and Liam E. The Stingers controlled all 3 periods of play and won the game with a score of 4-1. The Championship game featured two undefeated teams, but in the end great goaltending and overall team performance was what made the final score 6-0 over the Rayside Balfour (Sudbury area) Wildcats. Liam E. led the way for the Stingers with a hat trick and Daniel N., Joshua W. and Evan H. each had 1 Goal apiece. Alexandre L. had the final say with a well deserve shut out.
A very special thanks to the coaching staff who guided the team to these victories.