Blazers deliver in the end

The Langley Blazers captured the midget Langley Cup trophy. - submitted photo
The Langley Blazers captured the midget Langley Cup trophy.
— image credit: submitted photo

All season long, the Langley Blazers could not find a way to beat Langley LY5.

“They had our number all year long (but) we consistently got better and better,” said Blazers coach Frank Sever.

And all that came to a head at the Langley Cup midget tournament with the Blazers beating LY5 twice in the double-knockout format, including 6-3 in the championship finals at the George Preston Recreation Centre on March 30.

LY5 was the top seed while the Blazers were seeded fourth for the five-team tournament.

“We started off slow — typical of my teams — but finished on a high note,” Sever said.

The coach said the key was for his team to stay committed.

“You just stick to your guns and figure our your systems,” he explained.

“Basically, our third period was our weakest and we overcame that to win.”

“We had a lot of bag-skates a

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Walnut Gators through to final four at Langley Events Centre
2011: The year in sports — August
Front nine does in Wallace
RCMP arrest man with drugs, guns
MLAs shake fingers in quake exercise
Puck wild
Ridge skaters fly at Chilliwack meet
(VIDEO) Vancouver Whitecaps beat Houston 2-1, remain unbeaten in 2014
High school girls open soccer season

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 16 edition online now. Browse the archives.