Several members of the Kohltech U18 Major Valley Wildcats have taken home league awards following an outstanding regular season.
Head Coach Mike Lyle has been named NSU18MHL Coach of the Year. Lyle guided the Berwick based club to a 17 – 11 – 1 record over the 2020/2021 season and a third place finish in the league standings. That included a run of 11 straight victories from February 6 to March 15. This was Lyle’s second season as the team’s Head Coach.
Rookie forward Jacob Gerhardt was named to the league’s Rookie All Star Team. Gerhardt finished with 10 goals and 22 assists in the regular season. He led the team in rookie scoring and was second in overall team scoring, finishing just a single point off the team lead.
Defenceman Carter Ansems was named to the league’s Second All Star Team. Ansems led the Wildcats in scoring from the blue line with 6 goals and 10 assists in 27 games. His big shot also led the team in power play goals with 3.
Shannon MacLeod was also recognized as Valley’s Volunteer of the Year.
Congratulations to all award winners.