Martineau Masonry, a novice major team representing the Soo Pee Wee Hockey League, opened a lot of eyes at a weekend tournament in London.
Coached by former Ontario Hockey League and European pro defenseman Cole Jarrett, Martineau Masonry finished the round-robin portion of the event with a perfect 4-0 record to emerge as the no. 1 seed among the 12 novice major teams.
The Soo squad posted victories over the North York Rangers, West London Hawks, Kitchener Jr. Rangers and Hamilton Huskies by respective scores of 7-2, 6-4, 4-2 and 6-1 to make it into the championship round.
In the championship set, Martineau Masonry lost to the powerhouse Kitchener Jr. Rangers by a 3-2 score.
Of note, Martineau Masonry of the Soo was the only team to defeat Kitchener throughout the tournament.