State Playoff Committee Meeting Minutes


 

STATE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

JANUARY 24, 2014

A meeting of the State Tournament Committee was held on Friday, January 24, 2014 at the Southgate Holiday Inn.

Chairman, Roger Mauritho, called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m. Attending the meeting was: Roger Marathon, Kerin Wear, Mickey Jesue, Larry Johnson, Ron Brasseur, Bill Peterson, Ray Kraemer, Jean Laxton, Bob Howey, Kim Durka, Jim Boloven, Mike Cruickshank, Tobin Boyd, Mike Corso, Perry Wooden, Jim Boloven, John Kay, Don Wright and Bob Yohe. Guests included: Frank Sliva, BeBa Nauvoski, Jeff Jewell, Joe Spedowski, Johno Norian, Julie Pardoski, Mike Henry, Renee LeBlanc and Joe Emery.

Motion was made by Ron Brasseur and seconded by Bob Howey to accept the December meeting minutes. Motion approved unanimously. The minutes were approved unanimously.

Joe Spedowski will be in charge of the JV Division 1 Tournament and will be held March 13-16, 2014 at Ferris, Cedar Rock. Teams named are: Rockford, Alpena, Traverse City, HAWKS, Lake Shore St. Joseph, Cedar Rock and Sault Ste. Marie (St. Ignace). No 8th graders will be on the teams with the exception of goalies. More information to follow.

Runner-up tournaments were discussed and schedules have been distributed. All games will be played at the Disc Arena, Dearborn, Michigan. District 3 will play District 6 for the District 7 spot on December 15, 16, 2014 and will be a one game knockout.

Kalamazoo Blades and Kalamazoo Eagles AA Midget Teams need two exceptions which must go through USA Hockey. Midget A Team Northside Stars also needs an exception for less than 20 games

And this also has to go to USA. Roger will take care of this.

John Kay distributed the AAA and AA schedules.

All districts are to submit the winners as soon as the districts are completed. Districts are to use the form provided and email to Roger Mauritho at rmauritho@comcast.net and Ray Kraemer at raymond_f_kraemer@yahoo.com

Results of State winners must be reported to Roger Mauritho, Ray Kraemer and George Atkinson as soon as the tournament is completed. Included in your pack is a flyer detailing what information is needed for the winner to be posted on the MAHA web site.

Districts holding states are to email state tournament schedules to Sean Jacques.

Late Exceptions were considered and approved or denied.

All exceptions and denials for the 2013/14 season are posted on the MAHA.org web site and were sent via email under separate cover to all the State Playoff Members.

A lengthy discussion was held regarding the two PW Minor Teams Honey Baked and Honey Baked East. A motion was made by Larry Johnson and seconded by Ron Brasseur to allow both teams to play in the Tier 1 State Tournament. Motion passed with 11 ayes, 3 nays and 1 abstention.

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A motion was made by Jean Laxton to hold a 12U Tier 1 Girl's State Tournament with three teams. Motion was seconded by John Kay. Motion passed with 7 ayes, 6 nays and 2 abstentions. Teams are Little Caesar's, Honey Baked and Compuware.

A motion was made by Ray Kraemer and seconded by Bob Yohe no state tournament of less than four teams in a division unless National Bound will be held. Motion passed with 11 ayes and 4 nays.

Seating for G/W Teams State Play Downs will be determined by My Hockey Rankings as of February 12, 2014.

The following teams were drawn out of a hat with the following results:

Senior B:

American National

O'Leary Hawks Cougars

Mission* Honey Baked

Belle Tire Victory Honda

A late note that Mission team has withdrawn.

10U - 6 Teams:

American National

Kensington Valley Rebels Suburban

Troy Honey Baked Marquette

Ann Arbor Grosse Pointe Bull Dogs

19 U House Rec: 6 Teams

American National

Manistique Marquette

Cheboygan Alpena

Midland Traverse City

G/W Tier ll

American National

Kensington Valley Predators Victory Honda

Troy Lady Sting Lady Mavericks

Livonia Michigan Ice Breakers

State Playoffs were gone over and approvals were given to those needing corrections.

Host packages were distributed to each district holding states for distribution to the visiting District.

New Business:

A draft for Split Season Pilot Program for HS Classification was distributed and discussed. Several items were considered and a special committee will be appointed to discuss and will be finalized at the July meeting.

No further business to come before the meeting, the meeting was adjourned at 10.20 p.m.

Kerin R. Wear

MAHA Secretary

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cc: Executive Committee

State Playoff Committee

File: January, 2013 State PO Minutes1

STATE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

JANUARY 24, 2014

A meeting of the State Tournament Committee was held on Friday, January 24, 2014 at the Southgate Holiday Inn.

Chairman, Roger Mauritho, called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m. Attending the meeting was: Roger Marathon, Kerin Wear, Mickey Jesue, Larry Johnson, Ron Brasseur, Bill Peterson, Ray Kraemer, Jean Laxton, Bob Howey, Kim Durka, Jim Boloven, Mike Cruickshank, Tobin Boyd, Mike Corso, Perry Wooden, Jim Boloven, John Kay, Don Wright and Bob Yohe. Guests included: Frank Sliva, BeBa Nauvoski, Jeff Jewell, Joe Spedowski, Johno Norian, Julie Pardoski, Mike Henry, Renee LeBlanc and Joe Emery.

Motion was made by Ron Brasseur and seconded by Bob Howey to accept the December meeting minutes. Motion approved unanimously. The minutes were approved unanimously.

Joe Spedowski will be in charge of the JV Division 1 Tournament and will be held March 13-16, 2014 at Ferris, Cedar Rock. Teams named are: Rockford, Alpena, Traverse City, HAWKS, Lake Shore St. Joseph, Cedar Rock and Sault Ste. Marie (St. Ignace). No 8th graders will be on the teams with the exception of goalies. More information to follow.

Runner-up tournaments were discussed and schedules have been distributed. All games will be played at the Disc Arena, Dearborn, Michigan. District 3 will play District 6 for the District 7 spot on December 15, 16, 2014 and will be a one game knockout.

Kalamazoo Blades and Kalamazoo Eagles AA Midget Teams need two exceptions which must go through USA Hockey. Midget A Team Northside Stars also needs an exception for less than 20 games

And this also has to go to USA. Roger will take care of this.

John Kay distributed the AAA and AA schedules.

All districts are to submit the winners as soon as the districts are completed. Districts are to use the form provided and email to Roger Mauritho at rmauritho@comcast.net and Ray Kraemer at raymond_f_kraemer@yahoo.com

Results of State winners must be reported to Roger Mauritho, Ray Kraemer and George Atkinson as soon as the tournament is completed. Included in your pack is a flyer detailing what information is needed for the winner to be posted on the MAHA web site.

Districts holding states are to email state tournament schedules to Sean Jacques.

Late Exceptions were considered and approved or denied.

All exceptions and denials for the 2013/14 season are posted on the MAHA.org web site and were sent via email under separate cover to all the State Playoff Members.

A lengthy discussion was held regarding the two PW Minor Teams Honey Baked and Honey Baked East. A motion was made by Larry Johnson and seconded by Ron Brasseur to allow both teams to play in the Tier 1 State Tournament. Motion passed with 11 ayes, 3 nays and 1 abstention.

2

A motion was made by Jean Laxton to hold a 12U Tier 1 Girl's State Tournament with three teams. Motion was seconded by John Kay. Motion passed with 7 ayes, 6 nays and 2 abstentions. Teams are Little Caesar's, Honey Baked and Compuware.

A motion was made by Ray Kraemer and seconded by Bob Yohe no state tournament of less than four teams in a division unless National Bound will be held. Motion passed with 11 ayes and 4 nays.

Seating for G/W Teams State Play Downs will be determined by My Hockey Rankings as of February 12, 2014.

The following teams were drawn out of a hat with the following results:

Senior B:

American National

O'Leary Hawks Cougars

Mission* Honey Baked

Belle Tire Victory Honda

A late note that Mission team has withdrawn.

10U - 6 Teams:

American National

Kensington Valley Rebels Suburban

Troy Honey Baked Marquette

Ann Arbor Grosse Pointe Bull Dogs

19 U House Rec: 6 Teams

American National

Manistique Marquette

Cheboygan Alpena

Midland Traverse City

G/W Tier ll

American National

Kensington Valley Predators Victory Honda

Troy Lady Sting Lady Mavericks

Livonia Michigan Ice Breakers

State Playoffs were gone over and approvals were given to those needing corrections.

Host packages were distributed to each district holding states for distribution to the visiting District.

New Business:

A draft for Split Season Pilot Program for HS Classification was distributed and discussed. Several items were considered and a special committee will be appointed to discuss and will be finalized at the July meeting.

No further business to come before the meeting, the meeting was adjourned at 10.20 p.m.

Kerin R. Wear

MAHA Secretary

3

cc: Executive Committee

State Playoff Committee

File: January, 2013 State PO Minutes