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VJW '97 Elites Dominate and Win 2013 Midget Fall Classic

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The years may pass, but the Valley Jr Warriors '97 Elites continue to dominate, win games and capture championships.

The talented squad, which has advanced to the USA Hockey Championships in two of the past three years, recently competed in the 2013 Midget Fall Classic, which was held at the Foxboro Sports Center.

Featuring some of the region's top U-16 teams, the Warrior shined and came home with the championship trophy and a handful of individual honors.

The Warriors began the championship with a decisve 7-1 victory over the Wonderland Wizards U16 in a game where the team was led by seven different goal scorers - Jake McKenelley, Brent Hill, Ryan McDonough, Corey Goldstein, Cameron Russo, George Sennott and Eric MacAdams.

The following day, the Warriors had to come back from a 2-0 deficit to post a key 3-2 win over PEAC Prep U16. In the second stanza, McDonough, Russo and Hill scored the unanswered tallies.

Later that day, the VJW squad exploded for 11 goals to register a decisive win over the Skyland Kings. McKenelley netted a hat trick, Goldstein and Hill scored twice and MacAdams, McDonough, Zach Mirageas and Elijah Harris all scored once.

On Championship Monday, the Warriors were up for the challenge of three games in one day. The team first posted a 4-1 win over the Boston Advantage and then followed that up with a nailbiting 1-0 decision over the New Jersey Freeze U16. Sennott, MacAdams, Goldstein and McDonough all scored against the Boston Advantage, while McKenelley played the role of hero against the Freeze by netting the game's only tally.

In the final game, the Warriors made sure there was no question which team would capture the title as they jumped out to an early lead and never looked back en route to a 6-0 blanking of the Ashburn Extreme U16. Finding the back of the net in the tournament's final game were Russo, McKenelley, Goldstein, Sennott, Joseph Feeney and MacAdams.

In addition to bringing home the team title, VJW netminder Mike Paglucco was named Best Goalie and MacAdams and Russo were honored as the Best Forward and MVP, respectively.

The Warriors are currently ranked #28 in the country, according to www.myhockeyrankings.com.

INDEX
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Former Warrior Mike Vecchione Helps Union College Win First National Title
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Three VJW Junior A Players Announce Plans for 2014-15 Season
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VJW Junior A Standout Charlie Widmar Commits to St. Olaf College
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Alex Carpenter Named to the 2014 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team Roster
VJW '03 Elites Advance to Semifinals at the North American Frozen Cup
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Charlie Widmar & Shane Tracy Named EHL Mid-Season All Stars
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Former Warrior Chris Kreider Nets First Career NHL Hat Trick
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2013 Warrior Thanksgiving Tournament Kicks Off in Haverhill
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Hunter Wilhoite Named Eastern Hockey League Defensive Player of the Week
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