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LTU Players of the Week #3

By MI Hockey Hub Staff, 01/01/17, 2:45PM EST


North Region: Alex Nordstrom, Sophomore Forward, Hancock

Nordstrom continues to dominate the North Region. He scored a hat trick and added two assists while going +6 in a 7-1 victory over Escanaba. This is the second time Alex Nordstrom has won Player of the Week this season.

Honorable Mention: Christian Julian (Sr. Forward, Traverse City West), Kyle Trucks (Sr. Forward, Mt. Pleasant)

South Region: Ryan Wilson, Senior Forward, Ann Arbor Skyline

Ryan Wilson was unstoppable in an 8-1 win over Monroe United. Wilson would score two goals, three assists, and finish +6 in Skyline's win.

Honorable Mention: Gabe Bettley (Sr. Forward, Milford), Jack Miling (Jr. Forward, Ann Arbor Pioneer)

Central Region: Brendan Witt, Senior Forward, Midland

To say Brendan Witt was an important part of Midland's offense would be an understatement. The senior forward had a role in all 12 goals scored by Midland last week as he would score 7 goals and 5 assists.

Honorable Mention: Brendan Smith (Sr. Forward, Flint Powers), Russell Daavetila (Jr. Forward, Howell)

West Region: Colin Powers, Senior Forward, Reeths-Puffer

Colin Powers was an offensive force last week, leading Reeths-Puffer to a 3-0 record. Powers would score 3 goals and add 3 assists to help his team defeat East Grand Rapids (#8 in D3), Grand Rapids Catholic Central (#9 in D3), and East Kentwood.

Honorable Mention: Zebedee Miller (Sr. Forward, West Ottawa), Hunter Taplin (Sr. Defenseman, Kalamazoo United)

Metro East Region: Joey DeMarte, Senior Forward, Anchor Bay

Joey DeMarte had an easy time finding the back of the net last week as he scored 5 goals in two games and added 2 assists. Anchor Bay went 1-1 on the week.

Honorable Mention: Joe Briskey (Sr. Forward, Lake Orion), Spencer Stefani (Jr. Forward, University of Liggett)

Metro West Region: Jordan Venegoni, Junio Forward, Livonia Churchill

Venegoni was unstoppable for the Chargers. Jordan would score 5 goals and 5 assists to lead Livonia Churchill to big wins over city rival Livonia Franklin and South Lyon.

Honorable Mention: Ben McColl (So. Forward, Farmington Unified), Jacob Frelich (Sr. Forward, Walled Lake Northern)

Metro North Region: Thomas Hernandez, Senior Forward, Warren DeLaSalle

Thomas Hernandez came up huge for the Pilots this week. He would lead the team to a 3-0 record by scoring 5 goals and assisting on 7 more. DeLaSalle defeated U of D Jesuit twice (6-5 in overtime and 3-1) and Port Huron Northern.

Honorable Mention: Mitch Shults (Sr. Forward, Brother Rice), Stephen Gortat (Sr. Forward, Warren Mott)

Metro South Region: Brandon Morgan, Senior Forward, Trenton

Brandon Morgan scored 3 goals and 4 assists to help Trenton go 2-0 on the week. Trenton defeated Brownstown Woodhaven and Grosse Pointe North.

Honorable Mention: Lucas Collins (Sr. Goaltender, Monroe St. Mary's Catholic Central), Chase Havens (So. Forward, Grosse Ile)