U18 state champs
The Wonderland Wizards Midget Major U18 hockey team captured the Tier 2 State Championship with a 9-2 victory over West Haven on Nov. 11. The team will now break for the high school season and reconvene at the end of March to prepare for the USA Hockey National Championship tournament, which will be held in Hartford. The team is coached by Tony Aponte and plays out of the Wonderland of Ice. For the season, the team posted a record of 24-5-2. This is the sixth straight state title for this team and will be their fifth trip to Nationals. Team members include: Nick Bargiello, Matt Beck, Billy D’Amore, Tim Edmonds, Connor Henry, Sean Henry, David White, Luc Amatruda, Darren Capobianco, Matt Dostie, Anthony Iovene, Billy Vizzo, Dan Silvestri, Liam Ferguson, Will Brophy, Cam Barquinero, CK Keator, Matt Greenhut and Ryan McClellan.