THE COMPETITION WAS keen at this year's Comox Cup road hockey tournament.

THE COMPETITION WAS keen at this year's Comox Cup road hockey tournament.

Road hockey teams rock

Annual Comox Cup features three days of intense competition

Spectators were entertained by the non-stop action at the annual Comox Cup Adult Road Hockey Tournament.

The June 21-23 event, held this year at the Comox Marina parking lot east, attracted 22, 15-player teams from all over Vancouver Island.

“The new location was a perfect fit for the event,” said Dawn Stephens, recreation programmer at Comox Recreation, which organizes the annual event. “The rink size was a fantastic bonus.  As with any event of this size, parking can be a bit of an issue, so it is something we will address for next year.”

There were six teams in the A (competitive) division, nine teams in the B (recreational competitive) division and eight in the C (recreational) division.

The Mitt Crushers clipped the Chanced Grinders to claim A division honours, Hood Ratz overcame the Cougar Snatchers to take top spot in the B division and Rod Kill topped the Courtenay Knights to take home bragging rights the C division.

The tourney featured a beer garden, draw prizes and a cornucopia of competitive games with a heavy emphasis on camaraderie and sportsmanship.

Those aged 18 and over who are interested in playing in next year’s Comox Cup can contact Comox Rec at 250-339-2255.

 

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