South Kent School U-18 wins U.S. hockey title

KENT — For the South Kent School’s U18 ice hockey team, winning the USA Hockey National Championship once wasn’t enough. So, they went out and won it again this year, in Grand Rapids, Mich., with a 3-2 victory over the North Jersey Avalanche.

The South Kent Selects Academy team, representing the Central Connecticut Youth Hockey Association, came out on top in the tournament among the 16 best Tier I Midget AAA Youth Hockey teams in the country. The U18s played a grueling six games in six days on the way to the championship.

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