Elk ‘A’ PeeWees place 3rd in state tourney, finish 48-10-2

The Elks assembled for a photo after placing third in the state tournament.

The Elk River Pee Wee “A” boys hockey team placed third in the state tournament at Alexandria o March 23-25. They beat Alexandria 8-1, lost to eventual champion Prior Lake 2-1, and  beat Eden Prairie (for the fourth time this year) 5-1. The Elks were 48-10-2, won District 10 with a 21-1 record, won the Edina Invitational, placed third at the Moose Coach Nick Droogsma has taken three straight teams to state and five in six years.  He is assisted b Kelly Plude and Nate Drogsma.  Managers are Rod and Marlys Thorson. The players are  Carson Simon, Taiyo Larson, Blake Mclaughlin, Jack Hendrickson, Tate Nelson, Dylan Diehl, John Greniuk, Logan  Rodgers, Jax Murray, Nate Horn, Benton Maass, Logan Gacke, Max Michealis, Tyler Thorson, Jensen Zerban, Connor Thompson and Ben Meyers.