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76 teams compete at the Fargo Squirt A International tournament

Stillwater won the highest level bracket with Moorhead taking second place.

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Hudson Frith of West Fargo Blue dangles past his opponents in the A Bracket 3 Championship at the Squirt A International Tournament in Fargo on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2022.
Sydney Wolf / The Rink Live

FARGO — The annual Squirt A International tournament in Fargo drew over 75 teams this year from all over the country with every player hoping to earn the top prize.

There were plenty of teams from both Minnesota and North Dakota, but there were also a handful of teams from states such as Colorado, Florida and North Carolina.

With so many teams competing throughout the Feb. 25-27 weekend, it can be a tough task to win the tournament, so teams are split up into brackets after the first day of play so that there can be a champion crowned for each bracket (with bracket No. 1 being the most prestigious).

This year, Stillwater would take the top prize in the highest bracket, defeating runner-up Moorhead Red in a 4-0 shutout win.

The Rink Live talked with Stillwater's head coach about the win and how the tournament went for the Ponies, you can view the interview along with championship game footage below.


Make sure to check us out on our TikTok page @therinklive for all the highlights throughout the weekend at the tournament.

The 12U Fargo Grinders and the True North Warriors couldn't score in overtime, so they head to a shootout to determine the champion and winner of the Lamoureux Hockey Cup.
"We set out nine months ago to create a high-end girls hockey tournament in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Our Girls LH Cup tournament was a massive success," The Rink Live project consultant and LH Cup Tournament Director Pierre-Paul Lamoureux said.
Teams from both the Midwest and Canada in 10U/12U/14U girls and 2008 boys will be competing for the 2022 Lamoureux Hockey Cup.
Players from across the state traveled to Pennsylvania to compete against other special hockey teams from around the country.
Just a few weeks after state tournaments brought the youth hockey season to a close, summer leagues and AAA hockey are now in action around the state.
Meredith Lang of Minneapolis is one of three finalists for the Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award, which recognizes a person who has had a positive impact on their community, society, or culture through the sport of hockey. Lang co-founded The Hockey Niñas and Minnesota Unbounded, two groups encouraging young girls of color to play hockey.

Squirt A International Results:

Bracket 1
1st Place: Stillwater
2nd Place: Moorhead Red
3rd Plaec: Tampa Bay Jr. Bulls

Bracket 2
1st Place: Osseo/Maple Grove White
2nd Place: Proctor

Bracket 3
1st Place: West Fargo Blue
2nd Place: Owatonna

Bracket 4:
1st Place: Eagan
2nd Place: Littleton, CO

Bracket 5:
1st Place: Colorado Rampage
2nd Place: Alexandria


Bracket 6:
1st Place: Lakeville North
2nd Place: Orono

Related Topics: YOUTH SPORTS
Sydney Wolf is a reporter for The Rink Live, primarily covering youth hockey. She joined the team in November of 2021 and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a B.S. in Mass Communications and a minor in Writing and Rhetoric Studies and was a part of the University Honors Program.
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