Day 1 of the 2020 BDO CSSHL Championships did not disappoint as Midget Varsity, Female Varsity and Bantam Varsity round robin action got underway.
MIDGET VARSITY DIVISION ROUND ROBIN
Okanagan Hockey Academy (4)
International Hockey Academy (1)
Callum Burgess (San Diego, CA) stopped all but one of the 25 shots he faced as the Okanagan Hockey Academy opened their post-season with a 4-1 win over the International Hockey Academy.
Edge School (4)
Pilot Mound Hockey Academy (0)
A 34-save shutout from Kurt Stadlwieser (Calgary, AB), which included stopping all 15 shots in the opening frame powered the Edge School to a 4-0 win over the Pilot Mound Hockey Academy.
CDA Hockey Academy (4)
Pursuit of Excellence (1)
Pablo Frank (Spokane Valley, WA) scored twice and setup one other as the CDA Hockey Academy were 4-1 winners over the Pursuit of Excellence.
Prairie Hockey Academy (5)
Shawnigan Lake School (4)
Chase Jocelyn (Moose Jaw, SK) scored twice, including the game winner with 1:33 left in overtime as the Prairie Hockey Academy won a thriller to close out the day, coming up with a 5-4 win over Shawnigan Lake School.
FEMALE VARSITY DIVISION ROUND ROBIN
Delta Hockey Academy (4)
CDA Hockey Academy (0)
Anjali Simms (Cochrane, AB) scored twice as the Delta Hockey Academy blanked the CDA Hockey Academy despite a 70-save effort from Kadynce Romijn (La Salle, MB).
Rink Hockey Academy (2)
Okanagan Hockey Academy (1)
Mackenzie Borgfjord (Lorette, MB) scored the lone goal of the shootout as the Rink Hockey Academy skated to an exciting 2-1 win over the Okanagan Hockey Academy.
BANTAM VARSITY DIVISION ROUND ROBIN
Okanagan Hockey Academy (5)
St. George’s School (3)
Hunter Sellers (Austin, TX) scored once and setup three more to finish with a four-point game as the Okanagan Hockey Academy were 5-3 winners over St. George’s School.
West Van Academy (7)
Delta Hockey Academy (0)
Carson Wetsch (North Vancouver, BC) led the way with four assists, while Brayden Burrows (Coquitlam, BC) stopped all 18 shots he faced as the West Van Academy skated to a 7-0 victory over the Delta Hockey Academy.
Yale Hockey Academy (5)
Pursuit of Excellence (4)
A two-goal, one-assist effort off the stick of Jacob Zaurrini (Langley, BC) paced the Yale Hockey Academy to a 5-4 victory over the Pursuit of Excellence.
Edge School (3)
BWC Academy (2)
Farah Walker (Airdrie, AB) stopped 33-of-35 shots as the Edge School held on for a thrilling 3-2 win over the BWC Academy.