JSerra Varsity Ice Lions won the Valencia President’s Day Tournament in exciting fashion. After winning its preliminary games 4-0 (California Bears), 3-1 (Beach City Lightning) and 4-1 (Ventura Mariners) they faced the McKinney, TX Lightning in the championship game.
The Lightning opened the scoring in the first period with a short-handed goal. The Lions didn’t equalize the game until seven minutes remaining in the third period. The game stayed tied through a five minute overtime period and went to a shootout. After ten rounds of shootout the Lions were victorious.
“The team stuck together through a slow start and slowly built up some momentum,” said Head Coach Mike Perkins. “They found a way to get the job done, and represented JSerra well.”
The JV Lions went 0-1-2 in a tough AA division.
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