Virden, MB - Fifty-five young men arrived in Virden on the weekend, September 2 – 4 to kick- off another season of MJHL Hockey in Oil Country.
A mixture of returning veterans, draft picks and free agent rookies made up three teams; Red, Black, and Grey for practices on Friday, and games on Saturday.
These three teams returned Sunday for special teams scrimmages. Sunday night, the top 49 players were split into two teams to compete in the annual intrasquad ‘Garry Cup’ game. A great crowd of 237 people gathered to watch Team Red vs Team Grey. After 60 minutes of play, Team Red came out on top 7-0, winning the Garry Cup.
Now, the preparation begins for Tuesday nights Rookie game in Portage.
Garry Cup Scoring Summary
1. Red: Drayson Skulmoski (Jesse Korytko and Carter Cowlthorp)
2.Red: Cole Oliver (Ben Dalke)
3.Red: Tyler Kirkup
4.Red: Jesse Korytko
5.Red: Carter Cowlthorp (Cole Oliver and Drayson Skulmoski)
6.Red: Max Miller
7.Red: Tyler Kirkup