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2017-2018

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Season Notes
The Sioux City Metros became the first Iowa/Midwest High School Hockey League team to earn a national title winning the 2018 USA Hockey Division II High School National Championships in Plymouth, Minnesota. After falling behind 2-0 in the championship game to Monarch, Colorado, the Metros rallied for a 3-2 victory.
The Varsity/JV Championship Tournament Weekend will remain in Ames for the next five years. The City of Ames proposed a five-year contract that guaranteed an hourly ice cost at the current rate for the next five years. The offer was voted on and passed by the League’s Team Representatives.
Fine Designs Custom Apparel provided on-site, customized imprinted wearables during the MHSHL Championship Weekend.
There was a total of 17 overtime periods during the MHSHL Championship Tournament Weekend, nine in Varsity games, eight in Jr. Varsity games.


VARSITY REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPION
Sioux City Metros (25W-2L-1OTL-0SOL)

VARSITY TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
March 2-4, 2018 - Ames/ISU Ice Arena
Championship Game: Sioux City Metros 4, Mason City Mohawks 2

VARSITY TOURNAMENT MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Blake Beller - Sioux City Metros

VARSITY COACH-OF-THE-YEAR
Dave LeGree - Sioux City Metros

VARSITY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Des Moines Oak Leafs

Varsity Tournament Results - March 2-4, 2018 - Ames/ISU Ice Arena
Quarterfinal Games #4 Cedar Rapids 1, #5 Des Moines Capitals 3
#3 Mason City 3, #6 Omaha 2
#2 Kansas City 4, #7 Des Moines Oak Leafs 5, 2OT
#1 Sioux City 2, #8 Waterloo 1, 2OT
Semifinal Games Mason City 2, Des Moines Oak Leafs 1, 3OT
Sioux City 1, Des Moines Capitals 0, 2OT
Third-Place Game Des Moines Capitals 0, Des Moines Oak Leafs 1
Championship Game Sioux City 4, Mason City 2

 

Varsity Regular Season Standings - FINAL
Team Name GP W L OTL SOL PTS GF GA PIM
East
3-Mason City 28 18 8 1 1 38 96 67 493
8-Waterloo 28 15 10 1 2 33 96 84 412
Quad City 28 9 15 1 3 22 65 83 317
Dubuque 28 8 16 2 2 20 89 126 702
Central
4-Cedar Rapids 28 17 7 3 1 38 83 62 281
5-Des Moines Capitals 28 17 7 1 3 38 109 76 365
7-Des Moines Oak Leafs 28 16 11 1 0 33 84 80 190
Ames 28 2 25 1 0 5 48 170 421
West
1-Sioux City 28 25 2 1 0 51 120 42 350
2-Kansas City 28 19 7 0 2 40 111 62 440
6-Omaha 28 18 9 0 1 37 99 47 536
Lincoln 28 4 24 0 0 8 44 145 529

 

Varsity Top-Ten Scorers
RK Player, Team GP G A PTS PIM PP SH GWG
1 Drake Beller, Sioux City 28 26 43 69 24 4 0 3
2 James Page, Sioux City 28 31 26 57 14 6 6 11
3 Noah Watkins, Kansas City 26 26 30 56 38 4 1 3
4 Ethan Topliff, DM Capitals 28 26 27 53 36 6 0 2
5 Luke Millius, Dubuque 25 25 21 46 160 1 0 3
T6 Zach Jimenez, Mason City 27 21 19 40 28 2 5 3
T6 Dawson Zeutenhorst, DM Oak Leafs 28 19 21 40 20 9 0 3
8 Tyler LeConte, Dubuque 28 14 25 39 17 1 0 0
9 Kole Latusick, Waterloo 28 18 20 38 14 3 1 3
T10 Ian Jones, Kansas City 28 17 20 37 22 5 0 2
T10  Seth Mitchell, DM Capitals 25 13 24 37 50 0 0 2

 

Varsity Silver Glove Goaltenders
RK Player, Team GP MIN W L SO GA GAA SV SV%
1 Ryan Raff, Kansas City 25 1,262 16 6 6 46 1.86 798 0.945
2 Luke Weberg, Omaha 14 692 8 4 5 19 1.40 312 0.943
3 Jack Lawlor, Omaha 15 740 10 5 2 24 1.65 309 0.928

 

VARSITY ALL-LEAGUE

- Forwards -
Zach Jimenez, Sr. - Mason City
Drake Beller, Sr. - Sioux City
James Page, Sr. - Sioux City

- Defense -
Noah Peyton, Sr. - Omaha
Grant Newman, Sr. - Sioux City

- Goaltender -
Blake Beller, Jr. - Sioux City

 

VARSITY ALL-STARS

- FIRST-TEAM -

- Forwards -
Ryan Carlson, Jr. - Cedar Rapids*
Ethan Topliff, Sr. - DM Capitals*
Cole Patava, Sr. - DM Oak Leafs*
Zach Jimenez, Sr. - Mason City*
Alec Skradski, Sr. - Omaha*
Brady Jackson, Sr. - Quad City*
Drake Beller, Sr. - Sioux City*
James Page, Sr. - Sioux City*
Kole Latusick, So. - Waterloo*

- Defense -
Ethan Rose, Sr. - DM Capitals*
Carter Hobbs, So. - DM Oak Leafs
Austin Nickels, Sr. - Lincoln
Jaxon Jones, Sr. - Mason City
Noah Peyton, Sr. - Omaha*
Grant Newman, Sr. - Sioux City*

- Goaltenders -
Eric Wisnousky, Jr. - Cedar Rapids*
Blake Beller, Jr. - Sioux City*

*Unanimous Selection

- SECOND-TEAM -

- Forwards -
Cole Rogers, Sr. - Ames
Alexander Paoli Sr. - Cedar Rapids
Clark Krueger, So. - DM Capitals
Dawson Zeutenhorst, Jr. - DM Oak Leafs
Logan Ellingboe, Sr. - Dubuque
Tyler LeConte, Sr. - Dubuque
Luke Millius, Sr. - Dubuque
Ian Jones, Sr. - Kansas City
Landen Kehl, Sr. - Kansas City
Noah Watkins, Sr. - Kansas City
Cole Baskerville, Sr. - Mason City
Jacob Lang, Sr. - Mason City
Nate Lassise, Sr. - Mason City
Brendan Hill, Sr. - Omaha
Connor Sand, Sr. - Sioux City
Carter Herbst, Jr. - Waterloo

- Defense -
Corey Evers, Sr. - DM Capitals
Ben Tinker, Sr. - DM Capitals
Lukas Kirby, Jr. - Kansas City
Dane Hickey, Jr. - Omaha
Noah Hichborn, Jr. - Quad City
Walter Werden, Sr. - Sioux City
Keegan Smith, Jr. - Waterloo

- Goaltenders -
Ryan Raff, Jr. - Kansas City
Luke Weberg, Sr. - Omaha

 

TEAM MIDWEST: AMERICA'S HOCKEY SHOWCASE

Team Midwest will compete in the 2018 USA Hockey America’s Showcase, April 19-23. This year's event has moved from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to St. Louis, Missouri. Competing in the A-pool, the team finishes with a
0W-3L-1OTL record.

 

Thursday, April 19 - Pool Play: Team Midwest 2, Indiana 3, OT
Friday, April 20 - Pool Play: Team Midwest 1, Philadelphia 3
Saturday, April 21 - Pool Play: Team Midwest 0, Illinois 3
Sunday, April 23 - Consolation Game: Team Midwest 3, District of Columbia 9

- Team Midwest Roster & Staff -

- Goaltenders -
Ryan Raff - Kansas City
Luke Weberg - Omaha

- Defense -
Isaac Donahoo - Mason City
Mason Haley - Dubuque
Noah Hichborn - Quad City
Carter Jiran - Cedar Rapids
Grant Newman - Sioux City

- Forwards -
Ben Blaha - Mason City
Ryan Carlson - Cedar Rapids
Tyler LeConte - Dubuque
Luke Millius - Dubuque
Reece McDonald - Sioux City
Cole Rogers - Ames
Axel Sade - Quad City
Nick Samuelson - Waterloo
Alec Skradski - Omaha

- Head Coach -
Eric Thompson


USA HOCKEY DIVISION II HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Omaha Jr. Lancers and Sioux City Metros compete at the USA Hockey Division II High School National Championships, March 22-26, in Plymouth, Minnesota. Omaha will make their sixth appearance.

The Sioux City Metros became the first Iowa/Midwest High School Hockey League team to earn a national title winning the 2018 USA Hockey Division II High School National Championships in Plymouth, Minnesota. After falling behind 2-0 in the championship game to Monarch, Colorado, the Metros rallied for a 3-2 victory.

A total of 16 teams are divided into four pools. Each team will play three games against pool opponents. First and second-place teams in each pool advance to the championship bracket. MHSHL teams compete in Division II, which is comprised of teams with players from multiple schools.

 

Thursday, March 22
Omaha 2, Plano West, Texas 4
Sioux City 5, Manatee, Florida 3

Friday, March 23
Omaha 2, St. John Bosco, California 4
Sioux City 1, Monarch, Colorado 8

Saturday, March 24
Omaha 7, Kings Park/Commack, New York 0
(Omaha eliminated after finishing third in pool play)
Sioux City 3, Newark, Ohio 1
(Sioux City finishes second after pool play advancing to the championship bracket)

Sunday, March 25
Quarterfinals: Sioux City 5, Billings, Montana 1
Semifinals: Sioux City 2, Plano West, Texas 1, OT

Monday, March 26
Championship Game: Sioux City 3, Monarch, Colorado 2 - Box Score

SIOUX CITY METROS ROSTER

- Forwards -
Drake Beller
Max Beller
Cale Bricker
Taylor Frerichs
Kolton Kane
Chase Lewison
Reece McDonald
Tyler Ownby
James Page
Easton Randsford
Connor Sandoval

- Defense -
Ethan Burge
Grant Newman
Alec Nieman
Christen Peterson
Walter Werden

- Goaltenders -
Blake Beller
Will Stokes

Head Coach: Dave LeGree
Assisitant Coaches: Dale Frerichs, Jesse Monell
Team Representative: Scott Newman


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

Ames: Kevin Maxwell, Ryan Mills, Reece Powell
Cedar Rapids: Ethan Welch
Des Moines Capitals: Seth Mitchell, Cade Moulton, Collin O’Brien, Ethan Rose, Ben Tinker, Ethan Topliff
Des Moines Oak Leafs: Nick Brekke, Andrew Kelly, Quentin Miller
Dubuque: Adam Compton, Logan Ellingboe, Tate Herbst
Kansas City: Brad Adams, Holden Carroll, Justin Grega, Ian Jones, Kolton Lehman, Noah Watkins
Lincoln: Derek Eitzmann, Will Jennings, Jaydon Polivka, Zac Wobken
Mason City: Cole Baskerville, Bryce Butler, Wil Cooney, Zach Jimenez, Jaxon Jones, Jacob Lang, Josh Thilges, Speed Toyne
Omaha: Kobe Alexander, Grant Benson, Noah Peyton
Quad City: Blake Childers
Sioux City: Grant Newman, James Page, Walter Werden
Waterloo: Dawson Sturch

 

JUNIOR VARSITY REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPION
Omaha Jr. Lancers (23W-3L-2SOL)

JUNIOR VARSITY TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
March 1-3, 2018 - Ames/ISU Arena
Championship Game: Kansas City Jets 2, Omaha Jr. Lancers 1

JUNIOR VARSITY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Des Moines Oak Leafs

Jr. Varsity Tournament Results - March 1-3, 2018 - Ames/ISU Ice Arena
Quarterfinal Games #4 Lincoln 4, #5 Cedar Rapids 5
#3 Kansas City 6, #6 Des Moines Capitals 1
#2 Mason City 5, #7 Waterloo 1
#1 Omaha 3, #8 Quad City 2, 4OT
Semifinal Games Mason City 0, Kansas City 2
Omaha 2, Cedar Rapids 1, 4OT
Third-Place Game Mason City 1, Cedar Rapids 3
Championship Game Omaha 1, Kansas City 2

 

Junior Varsity Regular-Season Standings - FINAL
Team GP W L SOL PTS GF GA PIM
East
5-Cedar Rapids 28 15 7 6 36 64 56 269
7-Waterloo 28 15 10 3 33 65 72 233
8-Quad City 28 15 11 2 32 75 74 303
Dubuque 28 2 25 1 5 39 114 610
Central
2-Mason City 28 21 5 2 44 87 55 287
6-DM Capitals 28 16 11 1 33 82 58 280
DM Oak Leafs 28 7 16 5 19 62 80 230
Ames 28 3 24 1 7 38 146 472
West
1-Omaha 28 23 3 2 48 105 41 326
3-Kansas City 28 20 6 2 42 95 44 323
4-Lincoln 28 18 8 2 38 89 56 373
Sioux City 28 13 11 4 30 60 65 295

 

Junior Varsity Top-Ten Scorers
RK Player, Team GP G A PTS PIM PP SH GWG
1 Max Arnold, Kansas City 26 20 17 37 50 3 1 3
2 Jacob Eshelman, Omaha 26 19 15 34 22 4 2 9
3 Ethan Kochanny, Cedar Rapids 25 18 12 30 41 2 0 3
4 Zachary Galvin, Cedar Rapids 22 13 16 29 86 3 2 1
5 Ben Blaha, Mason City 18 12 15 27 14 5 0 4
T6 Andrew Kramer, Quad City 24 16 10 26 14 1 3 4
T6 Peyton Roy, Kansas City 21 11 15 26 30 1 1 1
T6 Nikolas Svetlak, Kansas City 25 8 18 26 10 1 0 1
9 Taylor Frerichs, Sioux City 24 13 10 23 44 2 3 5
T10 Carter Stephenson, Quad City 28 11 11 22 32 2 0 1
T10 Brock James, Omaha 28 10 12 22 6 2 0 1
T10 Cobie Morrissey, Waterloo 24 8 14 22 2 1 0 2

 

Junior Varsity Silver Glove Goaltenders
RK Player, Team GP MIN W L SO GA GAA SV SV%
1 Ethan Snee, Cedar Rapids 17 687 8 4 1 27 1.65 333 0.925
2 Will Stokes, Sioux City 14 587 6 6 3 30 2.15 365 0.924
3 Payton West, Lincoln 28 1,172 18 8 5 52 1.86 619 0.923

 

MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY LEAGUE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
President: Todd Scebold - Ames
Secretary: Dave Fox - Hampton
Treasurer: Wayne Kettwick - DeWitt
Vice President-All-Star Selection: Dave Fox - Hampton
Vice President-Communications/Pointstreak League Administrator: Roger Kelly - Sioux City
Vice President-Tournaments: Russ Moore - Nevada
Vice President-Scheduler: Andy Wade - Windsor Heights

Commissioner/Referee-in-Chief: Del Donaldson - Cedar Falls
Statistics: Pointstreak Scoring Network