January proved to be a busy and successful month for Richmond Special Olympics' Avalanche "B" floor hockey team.
The Avalanche captured tournaments in Delta and Abbotsford in consecutive weeks.
In Delta, the locals rolled to wins over Burnaby (8-1), Langley (6-5) and Abbotsford (10-1) to take home the top prize.
The momentum continued in Abbotsford where the Avalanche faced a longer road to reach the top of the podium. They defeated North Shore (9-3), Abbotsford (5-0), Victoria (10-2) and Surrey (4-1).
The team features: Aaquil Datoo, Salaudin Manji, Brayden Pawer, Robert English, Keith Rooyakkers, Dick Richard, Kris Cohen, Troy Killer, Garrett Baydra, Nick Johnston, Ryan Stewart, David Ton and goalie Vincent Li, who allowed just 13 goals over seven games in the two tournaments. The coaches are Glen Ellison, Dave Showers and Geoff English.
Next up for the Avalanche is a tournament in Coquitlam Feb. 17.