Travel Hockey Team Takes Second Place In Charlotte

The Wellington Prowlers 12U travel hockey team took second place in the East Coast Hockey Organization nationals held in Charlotte, N.C., June 12 through June 14. The team lost in the championship game 2-0.

The tournament was held at Break Away Sports in Charlotte. The team travelled from Wellington and fought to get to the championship game on June 14. The game was close, but Wellington lost 2-0 to a strong team named Speed.

It was the final tournament for the 12 and under group this year, but Wellington also has 10 and under and 14 and under groups that play at Village Park. For more info., visit

ABOVE: Coaches Gari Sanfilippo and Jason Hanchuk with the 12U players. Players include: Hunter Markey, Zack Hanchuk, Zack Perkins, Donald Tuckwood, Sean McAllister, Devin Selleck, Tauben Brenner, Michael Lesh, Carson Mango and Niko Sanfilippo. Most are from Wellington.