F • Hunter Bulger, sophomore, CBC
A premier playmaker, he helped jump-start a prolific offense that averaged 3.81 goals a game in the Mid-States Club Hockey Association. Bulger led the Cadets with 30 points (10 goals, 20 assists). That output is 19 points more than his freshman season as he stepped up to a more prominent role.
F • Vincent Conti, senior, Duchesne
The points leader for the Mid-States Club Hockey Association, he led the Pioneers to their third trip to the Wickenheiser Cup championship game. Conti finished with 74 points (52 goals, 22 assists). A relentless competitor, he also posted a whopping nine hat tricks.
D • Jack Estes, senior, De Smet
Provided strong leadership to a Spartans team that advanced to its second consecutive Mid-States Club Hockey Association Challenge Cup championship game. Estes led a stingy defense that allowed 11 goals in eight playoff games. He also led De Smet with 36 points (16 goals, 20 assists).
D • Bob Lockwood, junior, SLUH
Considered one of the top blue liners in the Mid-States Club Hockey Association, he was a key part of the Jr. Billikens’ run to a second successive Challenge Cup championship. Lockwood provided an even-keeled presence for a defense that allowed seven goals in eight playoff games. He also scored 16 points (7 goals, 9 assists).
F • James Vermeersch, freshman, Lafayette
The offensive catalyst for a Lancers team that won the Wickenheiser Cup in the Mid-States Club Hockey Association playoffs. Vermeersch had a team-high 35 points (17 goals, 18 assists). He also had three game-winning goals and one hat trick.
G • Mitchell Day, junior, Kirkwood
Day, along with teammate Tyler Glick, formed arguably the best netminder tandem in the Mid-States Club Hockey Association. Day finished with a 6-5-2 record with a .941 save percentage and three shutouts. He made 41 saves against Vianney to lead the Pioneers to their first Challenge Cup semifinal since 1992.
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