A successful first weekend of the CAHA State Championship Series is in the books with the completion of the Avalanche Cup. Thirteen division champions were crowned as 132 teams from across the state descended on Colorado’s premier hockey venues for the three-day event held March 6-8. The Durango Steamers took the Avalanche Cup Championship in the 12U Division, defeating Hylands Panthers 3-2 in the Sports Stable in Superior, Colo., Sunday, March 8.
Southern Ute tribal member, and Durango Steamers’, Keevin “KJ” Reynolds (#2) finished the Avalanche Cup with five points, two goals and a .857 goalie save percentage! The Steamers have won the Avalanche Cup for a second consecutive year. At right, KJ scores a goal against the Foothills Flyers at CU Boulder, Friday, March 6, defeating the Flyers 2-0.