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Last updated: March 21, 2011 1:29 p.m.

Juniors win tournament

Justin A. Cohn
The Journal Gazette

The Fort Wayne Midget Komets captured the National Junior Prospects Hockey League championship showdown for 16-and-under teams at Kalamazoo, Mich. That closed the season for the Tier 1, AAA junior team.

The Komets defeated Belle Tire of the Detroit area, 6-4; West Michigan of Kalamazoo, 4-3; and Oz Fitness, based in Billings, Mont., 6-4. In Sunday's title game, the Komets again topped Oz, 3-2.

The team is coached by former Komets player Ron Leef, and assisted by former Komets Steve Fletcher and Colin Chin.