November 30, 2008
LA Selects win Silver Stick Bantam AAA title
WHITBY, ONTARIO – The LA Selects 95s became the first California team to win the Bantam Minor AAA championship at the 51st annual Whitby Silver Stick Tournament on Sunday.
The Selects won three games on Sunday, culminating with a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Jr. Canadians in the final. Earlier in the day, the Selects edged Detroit Honeybaked, 4-3, in the quarterfinals and knocked off Detroit Victory Honda, 5-2, in the semifinals.
The Selects went 2-1 in pool play, with a goal differential of 11 (17 goals for, 6 against).
Only one other California team – the 2004-05 California Wave AAA Minor Atom team – has won a title at the Whitby tournament.