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Jr Flyers 19AA Black Team Dominates to Win Atlantic District Tier II Championship

By JRF Girls, 03/18/24, 3:15PM EDT


In a thrilling display of skill and teamwork, the JR Flyers 19AA Black team emerged victorious in the Atlantic District Tier II Championship, defeating the NJ Bandits 19AA team with a commanding 5-0 victory. Led by standout performances from Keira Shaw and Lizzie Muther, the JR Flyers delivered a performance that will be remembered for years to come.

This impressive win follows closely on the heels of their recent triumph over the Piedmont Predators, where they secured the MAWHA League Championship, showcasing their dominance both within their league and at the district level.

For the team's 10 seniors, this championship represents a fitting end to their careers, where they have been a force in MAWHA and the district for the last six years. Their dedication and leadership have been instrumental in shaping the team's success, and this victory is a testament to their hard work and commitment over the years.

Lizzie Muther, one of the team's offensive stars, set the tone for the game with her early goals, demonstrating her knack for finding the back of the net when it matters most. Her speed, agility, and precise shooting were on full display as she relentlessly pressured the NJ Bandits defense, setting the stage for the team's offensive onslaught.

Keira Shaw, another offensive powerhouse, showcased her scoring prowess with a remarkable hat trick, leaving the NJ Bandits defense scrambling to contain her. Shaw's ability to create scoring opportunities and capitalize on them with clinical precision was a sight to behold, earning her well-deserved recognition as one of the game's standout players.

In the defensive zone, goaltender Veronica Schulden stood tall between the pipes, recording a shutout with a stellar performance. Schulden's focus, agility, and quick reflexes thwarted every scoring chance the NJ Bandits attempted, preserving the shutout and solidifying her reputation as a reliable last line of defense for the JR Flyers.

As the JR Flyers bask in the glory of their Atlantic District Tier II Championship win, their sights are already set on the next challenge: USA Hockey Nationals in Lansing, Michigan. With their confidence riding high and their determination unwavering, the team is eager to make their mark on the national stage and showcase their talent against the best teams from across the country.

With a blend of seasoned veterans and emerging stars, the JR Flyers are poised to continue their winning ways and write the next chapter in their storied hockey journey. As they prepare to represent their region at the highest level of competition, one thing is certain: the JR Flyers are a team to watch, and they're ready to take on whatever challenges lie ahead.