HATFIELD — Friday the 13th will never be known as bad luck for Downingtown East as the Cougars — who were, coincidentally, the 13th seed in the tournament — claimed the Flyers Cup AA Championship Friday night at Hatfield Ice World.
A three-goal third period lifted the Cougars to a 4-1 win over No. 3-seed North Penn for their first Flyers Cup title since 2010.
“It’s unreal right now — it still hasn’t kicked in,” said D-East captain Bobby Kiefer. “We had a rough first two periods, but we found ourselves there in the third period.”
Even though Downingtown East was out-shooting North Penn 25-11 through two periods, the game was only tied at 1.
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