The Blackburn Stingers Bantam B2 team were Runners Up in the Orleans Rush League Tournament on November 15th to 17th 2019.
The Stingers moved through the qualifying play with 2-1-0 record. Defeating the “Patriotes du Gatineau” 4-0 , tying the “Nepean Raiders Team D” 1-1 and then handing the very strong “Eastern Prescott Russell Fusion (EPR)” team a 2-0 defeat to move into the Semi-Finals.
The Stingers then faced the “Sudbury Outlaws” and came out on top with a 3-2 victory to move into the Finals. Despite being down in the early stages of the game, the players persevered and where able claw their way back to the victory.
In the Finals, the Stingers again faced the EPR Fusion to determine the tournament champions. The final was a fast paced, back and forth game. It was very close for the entire game, with the score tied 1-1 up until the final 2 minutes of the game. Unfortunately, the EPR scored one more to make final 2-1.
Congratulations to the players for all their hard work, great attitude, and the successes they enjoyed during the Tournament.