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Top scorers from Bantam Elite League Majors tournament

The North Stars won the 2022 Bantam Elite League Major division with players from Edina, Richfield and Bloomington leading the way in points.

BEL Majors 2022
The North Stars posing after their 4-3 triple overtime victory in the championship game to the Bruins.
Sydney Wolf / The Rink Live

ST. CLOUD, Minn — The Bantam Elite League Major division wrapped up in St. Cloud with the North Stars coming out victorious in 2022.

The Stars lost only one game in the entire tournament and defeated the Bruins 4-3 in triple overtime off a goal from Edina's Mason West to win the championship match.

MVP honors were given to goaltender Carter Casey of Grand Rapids who posted a .913 save percentage in the title game. Casey also lead all goaltenders in goals against average and save percentage throughout the entire tournament.

The BEL Major division is now finished for the year. Leading scorer this season was Caleb Pittsley of Edina who scored a 25 goals in 10 games. Right behind him were Lincoln Ayers Assad (Bloomington) and Cole Cheeseman (Richfield) with 20 and 19 points, respectively.

For full goaltender statistics and a list of top scorers, read the graphic below.

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The BEL Minor division still will play one more weekend, Aug. 19-20, in Eagan.

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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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