July 15, 2011, 5:55 p.m. (ET)

Thursday, July 14th, was the fifth day of competition at the 2011 Rink Hockey National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah. Today was another full day of intense competition, hard play and great sportsmanship. It was also the day we crowned a new champion in the Junior, Ladies, and Bronze Divisions as well as the champion in the Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix Tournament. Today’s results were:


Junior Division

Bremerton, WA def Cumberland, MD, 5-2

Olympia, WA def Decatur, TX, 5-4


Ladies Division

Salt Lake City, UT def Olympia, WA, 2-1

Anchorage, AK def Bremerton WA, 6-1


Bronze Division

Anchorage, AK def Bremerton, WA, 8-4

Merced, CA def Olympia, WA, 4-0

Salt Lake City, UT def Decatur, TX, 9-2

Merced, CA def Bremerton, WA, 3-2

Decatur, def Anchorage, 6-4

Salt Lake City, UT def Olympia, WA, 10-2


Silver Division

Lubbock, TX def Bremerton 2, WA, 5-1

Anchorage, AK def Burlington, WA, 4-3

San Angelo, TX def Bremerton 1, WA, 4-1

Bremerton 1, WA def Bremerton 2, WA, 3-2

Anchorage, AK tied Lubbock, TX, 3-3

San Angelo, TX def Burlington, WA, 8-1


World Class Division

Utica, NY def Bremerton, WA, 5-4

Olympia, WA def Cumberland, MD, 7-3


Junior Division Final Placement

  1. Bremerton, WA             Best Goalie: Ryan Nelson, Bremerton 12 Goals against
  2. Cumberland, MD           MVP: Christopher Merkel, Cumberland 11 points
  3. Decatur, TX



Ladies Division Final Placement

  1. Anchorage, AK        Best Goalie: Elizabeth Harmon, Anchorage. 14 Goals against
  2. Bremerton, WA               MVP: Autumn Lee, Bremerton 11 points
  3. Salt Lake City, UT

Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix

Decatur, TX def Boyertown, PA, 4-3

Olympia, WA def Burlington, WA, 2-1

Utica, NY def Olympia, 2-1

Bremerton1, WA def Bremerton 2, WA, 4-3

Salt Lake City, UT def Bremerton 2, WA, 3-2

Olympia, WA def Utica, NY, 4-3

Salt Lake City 1, UT def Bremerton 1, WA, 5-3

Olympia, WA def Bremerton 1, WA, 4-3

Utica, NY def Salt Lake City 1, UT, 5-2


Final Placement for Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix

  1. Olympia, WA
  2. Bremerton, WA
  3. Utica, NY


Congratulations to all of the Division Champions for a job well done. Tomorrow wraps up the World Class Division. Good luck to all of tomorrow’s skaters.