Team South Dakota won it second straight Tier 2 16U championship and USA Hockey Nationals this morning in Dallas. TSD got a first period goal from Jack Oberg, Rapid City and a 2nd period goal from Anthony Petrotto. The games was tied at 1-1 after 1 and 2-2 after 2. South Dakota killed of 3 consecutive penalties to end the second period and start the third period. Jack Oberg scored with 5:07 left in the third for the go ahead goal and Owen Leberknight finished the scoring and sealed the deal with 4:16 left in the game. Alex Robin, Rapid City got the win stopping 22 of 25 shots.
The Montana goalie Dysen Skinner stopped 37 of 41 shots and really kept his team in the game.
Team South Dakota Roster:
Parker Riddle, Watertown; Landon Badger, Pierre; Luke Evans, Sioux Falls; Zach Lehmann, Sioux Falls; Isaac Dardis,Sioux Falls; Trevor Kuchenmeister, Brookings; Jackson Armstrong, Rapid City; Jack Oberg, Rapid City; Sam Prisbe, Sioux Falls; Desmond Dean, Aberdeen; Gage Weeks, Watertown; Jarrett Spiering, Watertown; Jacob Thill, Mitchell; Anthony Petrotto, Rapid City; Jagr Wasem, Aberdeen; Derek Burke, Pierre; Zach Neset, Rapid City; Owen Leberknight, Rapid City; Matt Habbe, Rapid City; Alex Robin, Rapid City; Coaches Chuck Vockler, Sioux Falls; Zach Jurgens, Sioux Falls
Team South Dakota