RCHS varsity club hockey team wins state championship
By Lisa Nicklanovich; photo courtesy of Trudi Broschat
Rock Canyon High School’s (RCHS) varsity club hockey team won the state championship at Edge Ice Arena in Littleton on May 10. The final score was 5-2 against Lewis Palmer. The team won the state championship in 2013 and in 2014 they were the runner up. Consisting of 10 seniors, the team had a 12-7 season with head coach Eric Schlie and assistant coaches JJ Jerez and Mike Kalush.
The team has many boys from Castle Pines, including Noah Boe, Andrew McCulley, Jordan Kaschinske, Sam Kahn, Tanner Munn, Josh Pusar, Cade Benson, Tanner Broschat, and Aidan Kirby. Pusar exclaimed, “The cheering and enthusiasm from the Rock Canyon students during the playoffs was awesome!”
The RCHS hockey team plays in the High Plains Hockey League which includes high school teams from Monument to Fort Collins and Breckenridge.