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Barons Newsletter - January

By Cleveland Barons, 02/05/20, 9:52AM EST


Barons Newsletter - January

The U18 team traveled to Phoenix, AZ, and participated in a T1EHL Showcase. The team had a great weekend winning 3 of the 4 games. They were victorious over the San Jose Jr. Sharks, LA Jr. Kings, and the Colorado Rampage, but falling short against a tough St. Louis Blues team. They carried momentum over in a trip to Buffalo, NY, going undefeated on the weekend with a 3-3 tie and 3-2 win over the Buffalo Jr. Sabres.

Our U16s also attended the T1EHL showcase in Phoenix, AZ, going 2 – 2, which included a big win against a highly ranked LA Jr. Kings squad, and the Colorado Rampage. The U16’s also had a nice win against the Esmark Stars during their past trip to Pittsburgh.

U15’s put together a sweep over the Esmark stars winning 4-2 and 3-0. They attended the Toronto Marlies Tournament after Christmas and had a big win against the Toronto Red Wings.

The 06’ Cleveland Barons piled up some great wins over December sweeping Ohio Jr. Blue Jackets, Pittsburgh Vengeance, the Nashville Jr. Predators. They also took a trip to Buffalo, NY, going 1-1-1 against the 11th ranked Buffalo Jr. Sabres.

The 07’ Elite Barons team started off the New Year the right way with a Championship. They traveled to Detroit to beat Fox Motors, Oakland Jr. Grizzlies, and Compuware twice.

07’ Black team is carrying a four-game unbeaten streak into the New Year with a win over the Rocky Mountain Roughriders, a sweep of the Toledo Cherokee, and a tie against the Anaheim Ice Dogs.

08’ Elite had a great weekend at the Pittsburgh Penguins Tournament. They put together big wins against Pittsburgh Penguins Black, Philadelphia Jr Flyers, and the Pittsburgh Vengeance, before falling short in the Championship game.

08’ Black had a big 8-3 win against the Steel City Renegades, they also put together a really nice 4-4 tie with Pittsburgh Penguins Black.

09’ Elite put wins together against the New Jersey Rockets and Pittsburgh Vengeance. This weekend they’re taking the trip up to New York to play in another top caliber tournament.

09’ Black started of the New Year on the right foot sweeping the Columbus Capitals with the scores of 6 -1 and 9-1. They also had a big win up north against the Belle River Jr. Canadiens.

10’ Elite team started off the New Year 2-2. The 2 wins against our rivals from Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Pittsburgh Vengeance.

10’ Black had back-to-back ties with the evenly matched Columbus Capitals. The scores were 3-3 and 4-4.

11’ Elite put together back-to-back sweeps in New York, against the Buffalo Regals and West Seneca.

The U10 Lady Barons traveled to Pittsburgh for the Thanksgiving Classic, ending with a 3-3 record and the 2nd place trophy. Competing to the finals was not an easy road, as the semi-final game went into a 5-minute overtime period with no winner crowned. The semi-final win was sealed with a 12 round sudden death shootout to take down the #1 seed in the tournament. Barons U10 had two full teams attend the 216 Tournament series in December. Red Team went 2-1-1. White Team went 1-3. At the end of December, the girls celebrated Christmas with a pizza party and games. The 10s will be traveling to Pittsburgh for the Three Rivers tournament, Jan 18-20th.

Lady Barons U12 Black team had quite a month in November, with a scrimmage against Winterhurst Peewee 2, winning 3-1. Many of our teams participated in Meals-on-Wheels for Thanksgiving Day. In December they took part in the local 216 Tournament going 3-2 on the weekend and taking second. They lost to a strong Glenview Stars Team in the Championship game. Looking ahead, they have a very busy month in January going to Buffalo, NY, for the HarborCenter Cup and then to Tampa, FL, for the Mrs. Hockey Invite.

The U12 Elite team had a great time in Nashville. The girls all enjoyed learning some line dancing, as well as, watching Boston College beat Minnesota in overtime. They finished as “runners up” in their division. The girls also adopted a family for the Holidays and provided to each family member with clothing and toys. Thank you to the following for also participating in the meal preparation on Christmas morning:

Rilei Siedlecki
Mae Steigerwald
Mia Vergilii

The U14 Lady Barons Elite returned to action after the holiday break with tough competition in Boston. After a well-played game against the #1 ranked East Coast Wizards, the Lady Barons ultimately lost 2-0. The Lady Barons finished the weekend 1-2 with a big win over the Connecticut Lady Polar Bears. In review of the tournament, the Lady Barons competed very well against three teams ranked in the top six of the U14 age group. After a weekend off, the Lady Barons travelled to Detroit for a 4-game set with Belle Tire and HoneyBaked. The team was rewarded with their high energy and resilient defense by sweeping HoneyBaked (4-3, 4-1) and splitting with Belle Tire (4-1, 0-1). Eight different players put the puck in the net over the course of the weekend. The Lady Barons look forward to two home games against Meijer and will finish the month with a tournament at Cornell University.

It was a busy month for the Cleveland Lady Barons U14 Black team with 12 games, including its home 216 tournament. At the 216 Tournament, results did not go the team's way just missing out on an appearance in the final. However, the team had a stellar performance in a 1-0 loss against the eventual winners, Glenview Stars, from Illinois. The team has also played district rivals, Erie Jr. Lady Otters, Pittsburgh Arctic Foxes, and the North Pittsburgh Wildcats coming out with a .500 record in those games. There have been big performances from goaltenders, Ashlyn Ramos and Bridget Kristo as well as leading goal scorers Rose Sewall and Sydney Miller. Captains were also announced. Lauren Esposito and Alyssa Kraig will wear the “C’s” while Rose Sewall and Brynn Baskin will wear the “A’s”.