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2017 Penguins Dek Hockey Challenge Results

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

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Forty-two youth teams and four women's teams (400+ players) entered the Penguins Dekhockey Challenge (presented by Highmark). The tournament took place Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at the Banksville, Bloomfield, Brookline and Riverview dekhockey rinks.

The results were:

Penguin (7-9 year-old): 16 teams
Champion - Bill's Falcons A
Runner-up - Cranberry Jr. Bulls
Third place - Team Pittsburgh Warriors
Fourth place - Riverview Silver
B champion - Brookline Howitzers
B runner-up - South Hills Invaders
Final - Bill's Falcons A 2, Cranberry Jr. Bulls 1
Third Place - Team Pittsburgh Warriors 8, Riverview Silver 0
B Final - Brookline Howitzers 7, South Hills Invaders 0


Beaver (10-12): 14 teams
Champion - Team Pittsburgh Black Knights
Runner-up - Team Pittsburgh Gold Knights
Third place - Brookline Saints
Fourth place - Penn Hills Arsenal A
B champion - Cranberry Bulls
B runner-up - Riverview Black
Final - Team Pittsburgh Black Knights 2, Team Pittsburgh Gold Knights 0
Third Place - Brookline Saints 3, Penn Hills Arsenal A 0
B Final - Cranberry Bulls 2, Riverview Black 1


Cadet (13-15): 12 teams
Champion - Bill's Falcons A
Runner-up - Brookline SAVS
Third place - Lightning Blue
Fourth place - Team Pittsburgh Outlaws
B champion - South Hills Vikings Gold
B runner-up - District 2
Final - Bill's Falcons A 1, Brookline SAVS 0 (shootout)
Third Place - Lightning Blue 3, Team Pittsburgh Outlaws 2 (shootout)
B Final - South Hills Vikings Gold 5, District 2 1


Women (adult): 4 teams:
Champion - Black
Runner-up - Gold
Final - Black 1, Gold 0


Thanks to:
-The Pittsburgh Penguins foundation and Dave Soltesz!
-All players, coaches and parents!
-All tournament officials and referees!
-The staff and dekhockey associations at Banksville, Bloomfield, Brookline and Riverview rinks!
-PENS TV and Celina Pompeani!
-Jessica Yeager, organizer of the women's tournament!


More dekhockey events to come from the Penguins and Highmark!

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