With a quartet of victories and the Beech Tournament championship in tow, the Champlain Valley Union High boys hockey team took on Rice Memorial High Wednesday night at Cairns Arena.
The Redhawks will then be off until Monday, when they have a Cairns rematch with South Burlington High (5:20 p.m.), the team they nipped 4-2 Friday night at Burlington’s Leddy Arena for the Beech crown.
Brandon Gannon, Cam Rivard, Ryan Keelan and freshman Thomas Samuelson had the goals for CVU, while captain Alex Bulla had two assists.
Goalie Greg Talbert made 24 stops, the same number registered by Rebel netminder David Streeter.
The Redhawks gained the championship game with a Thursday night 2-1 triumph over Colchester High.
Keelan and Rivard each racked up a goal and assist, while Talbert notched 17 stops in the CVU cage. Busy Laker goalie Eric Swan made 36 saves.
—Mal Boright, Observer correspondent