Trio of CSSHL Alumni Win WHL B.C. Division Awards

Three Canadian Sports School Hockey League (CSSHL) alumni have won Western Hockey League (WHL) B.C. Division Awards for the 2020/21 season:

Justin Sourdif was named Top Scorer and Player of the Year while Jason Spizawka and Koehn Ziemmer were named Scholastic Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year.

Sourdif finished tied for third in WHL scoring finishing with 34 points in 22 games with the Giants. Drafted in the third round, 87th overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, Sourdif has 134 points in 147 WHL games. In his first of two seasons with Delta Hockey Academy he won a CSSHL U15 Championship and CSSHL U15 Most Valuable Player award, while leading the U15 division in assists (22), goals (27) and points (49). The following season he would record 66 points in 29 U15 Prep games, leading to the Giants selecting him third overall in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft.

Spizawka is no stranger to academic honours having been named the to the CSSHL U15 Prep All-Academic Team and winning the CSSHL U15 Prep WHL Scholastic Player of the Year award during the 2018/19 season. During his lone season with Yale Hockey Academy, the defensemen tallied 25 points in 28 games as Yale would win the CSSHL U15 Prep Division Championship. Drafted in the first-round of the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft by the Victoria Royals, Spizawka had 3 points in 19 games during his WHL rookie campaign.

Selected fourth overall by the Prince George Cougars in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft, Ziemmer scored 9 times while adding 3 assists in 22 games WHL games this season. Ziemmer spent the 2018/19 season with OHA Edmonton’s U15 Prep team where he would finish second in league scoring with 76 points.