The Sarnia Sting Major Peewees recently captured The Kingston Series Hockey Tournament with a thrilling come from behind win in the championship game. Sarnia opened the tourney with a 3-1 win over the Clarington Toros. Eric Cardinal led the way with two goals and Ryan Gould had the other. Avery Timmermans had two assist.
While outshooting the Humberview Huskies to a three to one ratio in the second game the Sting managed a 1-0 victory. Eric Cardinal scored again and Taylor Iacobelli recorded the shutout.
Sarnia then faced a tough Ottawa Sting team and the game ended in a 1-1 tie. Camden Pomerleau scored the lone goal and Patrick Kelly was strong in net.
The Sting finished off the round robin beating the Vaughn Panthers 3-0. Matt Praill scored two goals for Sarnia and Avery Timmermans had the other goal. Taylor Iacobelli shut the door again.
Sarnia was into the semi-finals playing the Ottawa Sting for the second time and Sarnia came out flying early. Tyler Clarke, Matt Praill, Eric Cardinal, and Avery Timmermans scored the goals as Sarnia was into the finals with a 4-1 win. Jameson Hart had two assists.
The stage was set for the final as the Sting were facing a quick Stittsville Rams team from the Ottawa area. Sarnia found themselves down 2-0 after two periods. Just under five minutes to go Burke Rozsell found the back of the net. With only a minute left the Sting tied the game on a great effort by Jack McAuley to keep the puck in and Ryan Gould put it home. It looked like overtime as the Sting were buzzing all over the Rams in the final seconds. The puck made its way back to Burke Rozsell on the point and with only five seconds remaining, he scored his second of the game giving the Sarnia Sting the Championship.
Great effort Sting and players awarded Player of the Game, given after each game, were forwards Avery Timmermans, Eric Cardinal, Camden Pomerleau, Matt Praill, and defencemen Jameson Hart and Burke Rozsell.