Week 9 Tier 3 Top Performers
The Week 9 Tier 3 Junior Hockey Top Performer honors go to Hampton Roads Whalers USP3HL Goaltender Trevor Hawkes, Tri Cities Outlaws Forward Aaron Questad and Islanders HC Premier Forward Ace Cowans.
Trevor Hawkes, G, 1997, Hampton Roads Whalers, USP3HL
Through two weekend games between the pipes for the Hampton Roads Whalers, goaltender Trevor Hawkes earned two wins and two shutouts, turning away all 45 shots faced. A native of Illinois, Hawkes currently holds a 3-1 record, earning a shutout in each of his three season wins. At 6'1 165lb, Hawkes is in his first season playing at the Tier 3 level.
Ace Cowans, F, 1996, Islanders HC Premier
Islanders Hockey Club forward Ace Cowans logged two hat-tricks in two games this weekend. The Massachusetts native earned 8 goals and 6 assists on the season for the 11-2-0 Islanders Premier squad. A 1996, Cowans has committed to play for the University of Vermont NCAA Mens Hockey Program for the 2016-17 season.
Aaron Questad, F, 1997, Tri Cities Outlaws, NPHL
Through 2 weekend games, Tri Cities Outlaws forward Aaron Questad logged 8 goals and 6 assists, including 2 hat tricks. With back to back 7 point games, Questad is one of 9 Tier 3 Junior Hockey skaters to earn seven or more points in a single game, and the only player to do it twice. A 1997, Questad has played in the Outlaws program since 2012 and currently leads the NPHL in points. (tie)