Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association Names All-State Hockey Team for 2019-2020
The Michigan Hockey School Coaches Association All-State team have finalized their selections for the 2019-20 All-State team, and the roster includes eight LVC hockey players.
In Division 2, the LVC champion South Lyon Unified, who finished with a perfect 10-0 league record, had three players named All-State. Lakeland, who was second at 7-3, and Milford, who was third at 5-5, each have two named players to the All-State squad.
South Lyon Unified senior striker John Gardiner was an early selection for the squad. Gardiner led the LVC in scoring with 28 goals and 41 assists, finishing with a total of 69 points.
Teammate Mitchell Skamiera’s junior forward, who was an Honorable Mention selection, scored 35 goals and 24 assists. Skamiera finished second scoring in the LVC with 59 points.
South Lyon Unified goalkeeper Andrew Lowen was a second team selection. The main goalie made 1,167 saves and a 0.908 save percentage.
Lakeland senior striker Ben Getzen was a second team selection who finished fourth overall in the LVC with 24 goals and 27 assists. Getzen finished the season with 51 points.
Lakeland senior defenseman Matthew Zaremba and junior defenseman Owen Arnold were both honorable mention caps for the Eagles, who finished second in the LVC. Zaremba finished the season with 21 points (seven goals and 14 assists), while Arnold also finished with 21 points (three goals and 18 assists).
In Division 3, Milford junior striker Austin Combs was a second All-State selection, finishing the season third overall in the LVC. Combs registered 26 goals and 29 assists for a total of 55 points.
Milford junior defenseman Kazuma Bowring was an honorable mention. Bowring had six goals left with 26 assists, ending the year with 32 points for the Mavericks.