Royals Sign Waltze

The Victoria Royals have signed RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna student-athlete Cruz Waltze to a Western Hockey League (WHL) Development and Scholarship Agreement after they selected him in the first round, second overall at the 2023 WHL U.S. Prospects Draft.

Waltze joined RHA Kelowna for the 2021/22 Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) U15 season. In 24 games the Richland, WA forward recorded 13 goals and 8 assists. This season Waltze scored 24 goals and 22 assists in 28 U15 Prep games.