FC Selects Wins Paul Louis Arena Spring Series Tournament

by Shane Bertou

Flour City Hockey Club picked up its first ever tournament championship in the Paul Louis Arena Spring Tournament Series. FC Selects went 4-1 overall in the tournament, outscoring opponents 18-9 on the weekend. 

The pivotal moment for the team game in the semifinal matchup against the ReHabs. Flour City rallied late in the third period to erase a two goal deficit, with Gary O'Donnell scoring the tying goal in the game's final minute to force overtime. After a scoreless extra frame the game went to a shootout, where Scott Ward scored the game winner to send the team to the championship.

Flour City avenged their only defeat in the tournament by beating Warriors 5-1 in the final game.

Three star honors for the tournament went to Frankie Golojuch (84 saves, .913 pct), Karyn Bower (3G, 4A), and Scott Ward (2G, 4A, 4 PIM).

Lineup: Adam Keymel, Brenna Bauer, Elizabeth Gillespie, Gary O'Donnell, Jim Wilbur, Karyn Bower, Kevin Harman, Mike Cinquino, Ryan Ellison, Scott Ward, Shane Bertou, Zak Sadwick, Frankie Golojuch (G)