HAWKS TAKE SECOND — The Hamburg Hawks Pee Wee Major AA team took second in a tournament in Cleveland. The team included, from left, laying: Eli Dunkel and Noah Webster. Second row: Will Sanchioni, Brian Colmerauer and Jacob Sortisio. Third row (standing): assistant coaches Mark Colmeraurer and Bob Loveless, Andrew Loveless, Matt D’Orlando, Brandon Pudlewski, Nathan Dlan, Brock Schnieder, David Hayes, Danny Newton, Josh Pavlovich, Tyler Greenough, Jacob O’Donnell, Danny Oar, Nick McCulloch and head coach Jeff Sortisio.
The Hamburg Hawks Pee Wee Major AA team took second place in the Rock n’ Roll Cup Tournament on Sept. 13 – 15 in Cleveland. Eight teams competed in the tournament, which included two teams from Canada. The Hawks lost 4 – 2 in the final to the Ancaster Avalanche from Hamilton, Ontario.
The Hawks have several new members on the team this year and have come together in a short period of time, under the direction of head coach Jeff Sortisio. The Hawks went 3 – 2 in the five games they played and outscored opponents 17 – 14 for the weekend. The scoring was balanced and both goalies, NoahWebster and Eli Dunkel, played in net for the Hawks. The Hawks then returned home, to start their league schedule.