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2002-2003

HOME | 2002-2003

Ames | Des Moines Capitals | Des Moines Oak Leafs | Dubuque | Kansas City
Lincoln | Mason City | Omaha Gladiators | Omaha Jr. Lancers | Quad City | Sioux City | Waterloo

Season Notes
All-State player selection is replaced with the All-League team comprised of the top three forwards, two defenseman and one goaltender as voted by the coaches from a ballot made up of first-team All-Stars.
A new academic award is initiated - President's Senior Academic Award - presented by the League President to Seniors graduating with a 3.5 GPA or better.
Quad City Presidents change the team's name to Quad City Blues.

 

VARSITY REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPION
Mason City Mohawks (31W-1L-1T-0OTL)

VARSITY TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
February 28-March 2, 2003 - Young Arena - Waterloo, Iowa
Championship Game: Sioux City Metros 4, Des Moines Oak Leafs 3, 3OT

VARSITY TOURNAMENT MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Kevin Lohry - Sioux City Metros

VARSITY COACH-OF-THE YEAR
Mark Hicks - Mason City Mohawks

VARSITY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Waterloo Warriors

Varsity Tournament Results - February 28-March 2, 2003 - Young Arena - Waterloo, Iowa
Quarterfinal Games #4 Waterloo 7, #5 Sioux City 10
#3 Omaha 3, #6 Des Moines Oak Leafs 6
#2 Des Moines Capitals 4, #7 Kansas City 1
#1 Mason City 3, #8 Lincoln 2, OT
Consolation Semifinal Games Omaha 5, Kansas City 4, OT
Waterloo 1, Lincoln 5
Championship Semifinal Games Mason City 4, Sioux City 6
Des Moines Capitals 0, Des Moines Oak Leafs 3
Seventh-Place Game Waterloo 5, Kansas City 6, OT
Fifth-Place Game Omaha 5, Lincoln 3
Third-Place Game Mason City 2, Des Moines Capitals 3
Championship Game Sioux City 5, Des Moines Oak Leafs 4, 3OT


Varsity Regular-Season Standings - FINAL
TEAM GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA Pn PM
1-Mason City 33 31 1 1 0 63 194 59 234 593
2-Des Moines Capitals 33 29 4 0 0 58 179 57 235 589
3-Omaha Jr. Lancers 33 24 8 0 1 49 134 57 240 604
4-Waterloo 33 21 12 0 0 42 151 117 183 439
5-Sioux City 33 18 11 0 4 40 111 82 223 596
6-Des Moines Oak Leafs 33 18 13 1 1 38 138 102 220 574
7-Kansas City Jr. Blades 33 16 16 0 1 33 109 116 314 928
8-Lincoln 33 14 16 1 2 31 96 103 201 534
Ames 33 11 22 0 0 22 91 167 208 542
Quad City 33 7 24 1 1 16 89 150 220 563
Dubuque 33 3 27 1 2 9 70 201 207 583
Omaha Gladiators 33 3 29 1 0 7 36 187 210 568

 

Varsity Top-Ten Scorers
RK Player, Team GP Go Ast Pts SH PP Pn PM DQ
1 Cole Despenas, Mason City 33 26 50 76 1 5 10 36 0
2 Mike Murtaugh, Mason City 33 39 35 74 2 6 20 40 0
3 Kyle Abben, Mason City 33 36 37 73 1 7 22 60 0
4 Dan Kaaihue, Waterloo 32 40 27 67 7 10 15 41 1
5 Brice Thompson, Waterloo 31 36 15 51 4 6 2 4 0
6 Austin Busch, Quad City 33 30 19 49 1 9 26 68 0
T7 Jason Brown, DM Oak Leafs 33 23 24 47 4 8 8 24 0
T7 Chris Steuck, Dubuque 29 23 24 47 1 5 28 83 1
T9 Kevin Lohry, Sioux City 33 25 21 46 2 7 5 10 0
T9 Jamie Elliott, DM Capitals 33 24 22 46 5 5 14 36 0

 

Varsity Silver Glove Goaltenders
RK Player, Team Mn W-L-T SOG Svs GA SH PP SO Pct.
1 Brandon Lind, Mason City 1413 30-1-1 617 565 52 1 27 7 0.916
T2 Beau Erickson, Sioux City 1090 13-11-0 743 680 63 6 15 2 0.915
T2 Nick Schumacher, Lincoln 828 10-9-0 556 509 47 5 13 1 0.915

 

VARSITY ALL-LEAGUE
- Forwards -
Cole Despenas, Jr. - Mason City
Jamie Elliott, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Daniel Kaaihue, So. - Waterloo

- Defense -
Brandon Millard, Sr. - Mason City
Roch Naert, Jr. - Des Moines Capitals

- Goaltender -
Beau Erickson, Jr. - Sioux City

VARSITY ALL-STAR GAME
Saturday, March 8, 2003 - Metro Ice Sports Arena - Urbandale, Iowa
EAST 4, WEST 2

- East First-Team All-Stars -

- Forwards -
Jamie Elliott, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Cole Despenas, Jr. - Mason City
Daniel Kaaihue, So. - Waterloo
Matthew Metcalf, Jr. - Waterloo

- Defense -
Roch Naert, Jr. - Des Moines Capitals
Brandon Millard, Sr. - Mason City

- Goaltenders -
Kyle Walsh, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Brandon Lind, Sr. - Mason City

- East All-Stars -

- Forwards -
A.J. Kuuttila, Jr. - Ames
Eric Adamson, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Zach Gates, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Chris Steuck, Sr. - Dubuque
Kyle Abben, Sr. - Mason City
Mike Murtaugh, Jr. - Mason City
Austin Busch, Sr. - Quad City
Dave Warta, Sr. - Quad City

- Defense -
Matt Duffy, Sr. - Ames
Kelly Marean, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Brad Bohl, Sr. - Mason City
Peter Schneider, Jr. - Waterloo

Coach: Scott Krueger - Des Moines Capitals

- West First-Team All-Stars -

- Forwards -
Kyle Norris, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Stephen Knutter, Jr. - Kansas City
Kyle Sheldon, Sr, - Omaha Jr. Lancers

- Defense -
Drew Schade, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Eugene Murphy, Sr. - Omaha Jr. Lancers

- Goaltender -
Beau Erickson, Jr. - Sioux City

- West All-Stars -

- Forwards -
Jason Brown, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Sean Heard, Sr. - Lincoln
Lars Nielsen, Sr. - Lincoln
Jordan Ross, Sr. - Lincoln
Josh Magistretti, Sr. - Omaha Gladiators
Kyle Schneiderwind, Jr. - Omaha Jr. Lancers
Tim Smith, Jr. - Omaha Jr. Lancers
Alex Lukehart, Jr. - Sioux City
Sam Schweigert, Sr. - Sioux City

- Defense -
Lucas DuBay, Jr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Tyler Featherstone, Jr. - Kansas City
Kyle Stingley, Jr. - Kansas City
Aaron Limoges, Sr. - Sioux City

- Goaltender -
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Coach: Chuck Nano - Omaha Jr. Lancers

TEAM TRI-STATE: CHICAGO SHOWCASE

Team Tri-State competes at the Chicago Showcase, April 16-19. Competing in the B-pool, the team finishes with a 2W-1L-1T record.


Wednesday, April 16: Team Tri-State 2, Team Wisconsin White 1
Thursday, April 17: Team Tri-State 3, Team Indiana 5
Friday, April 18: Team Tri-State 3, Team Northern New England 3, Tie
Saturday, April 19: Team Tri-State 4, Team Illinois 2

- Team Tri-State Roster & Staff -

- Forwards -
Eric Adamson, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Zach Gates, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Jason Brown, Sr. - Des Moines Oak leafs
Kyle Norris, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Sean Heard, Sr. - Lincoln
Jordan Ross, Sr. - Lincoln
Kyle Abben, Sr. - Mason City
Cole Despenas, Jr. - Mason City
Mike Murtaugh, Jr. - Mason City
Tim Smith, Jr. - Omaha Jr. Lancers
Austin Busch, Sr. - Quad City
Dave Warta, Sr. - Quad City
Matthew Metcalf, Jr. - Waterloo

- Defense -
Roch Naert, Jr. - Des Moines Capitals
Lucus DuBay, Jr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Drew Schade, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs
Brandon Millard, Sr. - Mason City
Aaron Limoges, Sr. - Sioux City
Michael Fritts, Sr. - Waterloo
A.J. Woodward

- Goaltenders -
Kyle Walsh, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals
Beau Erickson - Sioux City

Head Coach: Brian Wierson
Assistant Coach: Brian Preston
Manager: Larry Leigh

PRESIDENT'S SENIOR ACADEMIC AWARD
(Presented by the League President to Seniors graduating with a 3.5 GPA or better.)

Ames: Matt Duffy, Jordan Kappos
Des Moines Capitals: Chris Disbro, Jamie Elliott, Mike Schuchat
Des Moines Oak Leafs: Jason Brown, Geoff Miller
Lincoln: Travis Beck
Mason City: Kyle Abben, Brad Bohl, Brandon Lind, Brandon Millard, Evan Zach, Parker Zanios
Omaha Gladiators: Robert Meigs
Quad City: Jason Corcoran, Chad Dotterer, Nick Hanske, Ryan Tornquist
Sioux City: Aaron Limoges, James Roat, Jon Soole
Waterloo: Greg Buehner, Molly Buehner

 

JUNIOR VARSITY REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPION
Mason City Mohawks (27W-3L-3T)

JUNIOR VARSITY TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
March 7-9, 2003 - Metro Ice Sports Arena - Urbandale, Iowa
Championship Game: Mason City Mohawks 4, Omaha Jr. Lancers 3

JUNIOR VARSITY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Lincoln Jr. Stars

Jr. Varsity Tournament Results - March 7-9, 2003 - Metro Ice Sports Arena - Urbandale, Iowa
Quarterfinal Games #4 Kansas City 2, Sioux City 1, OT
#3 Des Moines Capitals 1, #6 Lincoln 2
#2 Omaha Jr. Lancers 3, #7 Des Moines Oak Leafs 0
#1 Mason City 4, #8 Omaha Gladiators 0
Consolation Semifinal Games Sioux City 4, Omaha Gladiators 3, OT
Des Moines Capitals 3, Des Moines Oak Leafs 1
Championship Semifinal Games Mason City 4, Kansas City 3
Omaha Jr. Lancers 4, Lincoln 2
Seventh-Place Game Des Moines Oak Leafs 3, Omaha Gladiators 0
Fifth-Place Game Des Moines Capitals 4, Sioux City 3
Third-Place Game Kansas City 5, Lincoln 1
Championship Game Mason City 4, Omaha Jr. Lancers 3


Junior Varsity Regular-Season Standings - FINAL
TEAM GP W L T Pts GF GA Pn PM
1-Mason City 33 27 3 3 57 152 38 213 509
2-Omaha Jr. Lancers 33 25 4 4 54 148 50 224 624
3-Des Moines Capitals 33 25 6 2 52 121 55 196 495
4-Kansas City Jr. Blades 33 17 8 8 42 117 80 251 615
5-Sioux City 33 15 9 9 39 99 62 215 541
6-Lincoln 33 14 13 6 34 91 62 157 387
7-Des Moines Oak Leafs 33 14 14 5 33 84 72 211 529
8-Omaha Gladiators 33 11 17 5 27 92 109 197 466
Waterloo 33 11 19 3 25 81 111 216 577
Quad City 33 9 19 5 23 74 115 186 456
Dubuque 33 1 27 5 7 43 192 182 489
Ames 33 0 30 3 3 30 186 192 494

 

Junior Varsity Top-Ten Scorers
RK Player, Team GP Go Ast Pts SH PP Pn PM DQ
1 Alex Maginnis, Mason City 33 29 30 59 1 7 11 30 0
2 Gilberto Solivan, Mason City 31 21 30 51 2 5 9 26 0
3 Mark Marta, Om Gladiators 31 30 19 49 3 5 17 42 0
4 Brad Bissig, Mason City 30 26 18 44 2 5 24 72 1
5 Michael Uvodich, Kansas City 33 21 20 41 1 4 22 44 0
6 Jake Olah, Kansas City 33 21 18 39 2 6 23 70 0
7 Josh Magistretti, Om Gladiators 21 11 22 33 0 6 15 38 0
8 Daniel Limoges, Sioux City 32 10 21 31 0 0 9 18 0
9 Brendan France, DM Oak Leafs 33 23 7 30 3 0 7 14 0
T10 Kyle Eyer, Sioux City 33 13 16 29 1 0 10 20 0
T10 Chris Sculley, Om Jr Lancers 26 11 18 29 1 1 29 74 0

 

Junior Varsity Silver Glove Goaltenders
RK Player, Team Mn W-L-T SOG Svs GA SH PP SO SO Pct.
1 Steven Erbstein, DM Capitals 506 8-1-1 253 237 16 1 5 2.5 2.5 0.937
2 Brent Frein, Mason City 1343 27-3-3 545 509 36 3 14 12 12 0.934
3 Chris Taylor, Lincoln 776 9-8-2 423 393 30 1 4 5 5 0.929


IOWA HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY LEAGUE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
President: Shawn Spencer - Omaha
Secretary: Micki Frost - Omaha
Treasurer: Wayne Kettwick - DeWitt
Vice President-Chicago Showcase: Larry Leigh - Urbandale
Vice President-Scheduler: Dave Fox - Hampton
Vice President-All-Star Selection: Roger Kelly - Sioux City

Commissioner: Greg Cigrand - Dubuque
Referee-in-Chief: Keith Hendrickson - Omaha
Statistician: Doug Newhoff - Waterloo