Taylor Wild wins Little Caesars hockey Mite championship

The Taylor Wild are the Tier 1 Mite champions of the Little Caesar's Amateur Hockey League. The Mite B Wild, who are based at the Taylor Sportsplex, defeated the Canton Red Wings, 5-2, March 18 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The championship game finished an undefeated season of 20 wins and four ties. The Wild went 12-0-2 in league play and 8-0-2 in the playoffs. Players are ages 6, 7 and 8. Team members are Marcus Alfaro, Jayden Buchanan, Tyler Grech, Nickolas Jamgochian, Nicholas Cacicedo, Nickolas Webster, Patrick Hesson, Jack Palazzolo, Alex Gasidlo, Giovanni Buscemi and Anthony Formosa. The head coach is Mike Buchanan. Assistant coaches are Joe Gasidlo, Tony Palazzolo and Tony Formosa. Team manager is Heather Buchanan. For more on the team and its success, visit http://eteamz.active.com/taylorwildhockeyclub/index.cfm?subsite=3925812.