HUSKIES WIN ANNUAL LARRY MANZ TITLE FOR 7TH YEAR IN A ROW
For the 8th time, and for the seventh year in a row the Port Huron Northern hockey team has won the Annual Larry Manz Boys Hockey Tournament, topping Marysville 3-1 in the final on Saturday at McMorran Arena.
Brendan Dickinson, Cameron Barlass, and Nick Platzer scored for Northern, while Cory Churchill netted the lone Vikings goal.
Earlier in the day Anchor Bay scored four times in the third period to beat Port Huron High 6-2 in the consolation game.
Collin Day and Tyler Provencher each scored twice for the Tars, while Cam Sanders and Chase Colvard had goals for the Big Reds.
In Friday’s 6-0 victory over Port Huron, Ben Genna got the shutout after making nine saves. Northern, meanwhile, had 47 shots of its own, with four scorers.
Noah McNutt and Nick Platzer each had two goals for the Huskies and Chris Longo and Ethan Smith also scored. Then, on Saturday, in their 3-1 victory over Marysville, the Huskies got three second-period goals to take control of the game.
Brendan Dickinson, Cameron Barlass and Platzer all scored, while Kyle O’Brien had 17 saves in the victory.