A Milton men’s hockey player helped win the state’s first title at the USA Hockey 16U Division 1A National Championship in Troy, Michigan on April 4.
Owen Severy is part of St. Pat’s 16U hockey team, which includes young hockey players from Vermont and neighboring Lake Champlain communities such as Plattsburgh.
The team qualified for the final game by defeating the Atlanta Madhatters 4-2 in the semi-finals.
In the championship game, the team held on, beating the Utah/Park City Ice Miners 3-0 for the national title.
The St. Pats went 3-0 in pool play to secure first place in their pool.
The full team roster is as follows:
John Banks (rice)
James Bradley (South Burlington)
William Bradley (South Burlington)
Patrick Cooley (Rutland)
Quinn Dousevicz (Colchester)
Toby Draper (Middlebury)
Reid Fesette (Beekmantown, New York)
Aiden Bon (Rutland)
Nicholas Kelly (South Burlington)
Dylan Kerner (Colchester)
Logan Lambrecht (rice)
Anders Lowkes (Rutland)
Colby Phelps (BFA-St. Albans)
Brody Rassel (Colchester)
Blake Truchon (South Burlington)
Lucas Van Mullen (rice preparation)
Alex Zuchowski (Champlain Valley)