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Bresser earns WiPH State tournament MVP

03/02/2013, 11:00pm CST
By Michael Trzinski

Junior forward leads Old Abes to state title

Eau Claire Memorial won its second state title due to the efforts of 20 players, but one stood out a little more.

Jacob Bresser scored five goals and added an assist in tying for the lead in points at the 2013 state tournament with six, but it was his hustle and overall play that earned him the Wisconsin Prep Hockey State Tournament MVP.

"Bresser was the best player at this tournament," stated Dave Witting, long-time coach and Team Wisconsin coach/manager after Saturday's championship game.

The 6'2", 185-pound junior led his Old Abes past Whitefish Bay 2-1; Superior 5-3; and Verona 6-1 in the title game.

(Jake sent us a message via Facebook):
'Just like to say Thanks to my coaches, family, and teammates on supporting me, and already looking forward to next season.'

WiPH State Tournament First Team

Name Team Year Position
Jacob Bresser EC Memorial Junior Forward
Aaron Miller Superior Junior Forward
Zac Keryluk Verona Senior Forward
Philippe Fromberger Verona Junior Defenseman
Thomas Aiken Whitefish Bay Senior Defenseman
Alex Geving EC Memorial Junior Goalie

WiPH State Tournament Second Team

Name Team Year Position
Michael Wilson Fond du Lac Junior Forward
Nolan Kepler Verona Senior Forward
Charlie Parker Verona Junior Forward
Charley Graaskamp EC Memorial Junior Forward
Tye McLaughlin EC Memorial Junior Defenseman
Chuck Bennis EC Memorial Junior Defenseman
Sean Leahy Whitefish Bay Junior Goalie
Alex Jones Verona Freshman Goalie

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