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CHAMPS - Petrolia Atom Tri-County Oilers win Championship victory at International Silver Stick in Pelham, Ontario

sarah busby

By sarah busby

Petrolia Atom Tri-County Oilers go undefeated at International Silver Stick and bring home championship victory!

In the first ever Local League invitational International Silver Stick, the Oilers played hard for 5 wins including Sunday's Championship game which they won 1-0 in the second over time period against the Strathroy Jr. Rockets.

The tournament was hosted by Pelham minor hockey in the Niagara region. The games were played in St Catharines.

The game results were as follows;

Oilers vs Lincoln Ice Dogs 4-1; goals scored by Brody Anderson (2), Brady Busby-McEachen and Carter Helps

Oilers vs Strathroy Jr. Rockets 3-1; goals scored by Pheonix Timmington and Brady Busby-McEachen (2)

Oilers vs Shelburne Wolves 6-1; goals scored by Jonah Burdett, Pheonix Timmington, Tyler Jaques, Luc Lebert, Brody Anderson and Brady Busby-McEachen

Oilers vs Twin Centre 3-2; goals scored by Jonah Burdett, Travis Wolfgram and Luc Lebert

Championship Oilers vs Strathroy Jr Rockets 1-0; goal scored by Travis Wolgram, shut-out earned by Peyton Cudney

Honorary mention go to Peyton Cudney for his performance as goaltender during the championship game blocking a penalty shot to defend his shut-out. Tyler Jaques was awarded the playmaker pin from the international silver stick organizing committee for his 3 assists in the Oilers game against the Shelburne Wolves.

The coaching staff include; Jeremy McEachen head coach, Bill Reid and Bryan Timmington assistant coaches, Jeff Cudney Trainer, Sabrina Reid backup Trainer, Kara Anderson parent rep and Sarah Busby Manager.

The boys victory was celebrated with a parade Monday night, coordinated by Tim & Stacey Williams. The team staff send thanks to the firefighters and OPP Officers for their time & support in honouring the boys' accomplishment! Thanks are also sent to Mayor McCharles and Town Council for braving the frigid weather to show their support!

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