First Annual Plymouth Youth Hockey School District Championship
Dear PYH Families,
This past weekend PYH held the First Annual School District Championship. It was a great success and fun was had by all. It was amazing to see all of the players from different teams play together for their schools.
Thank you to Jim McNamara, who was the driving force behind putting this all together. In turn, Jim said the following:
"Special thanks to the sponsors of the T-shirts, Dunlap's Propane and the Bates family, RJ Roy and Sons excavation, as well as Dunkin Donuts for donating an incredible amount of food to the event, Shaughnessey Rentals for the pop corn machine, Shaws and the 99 Restaurant for donating all the water, the many volunteers who donated their time, picked up Dunkin Donuts, or equipment, and the MANY parents who baked for the bake sale. A short list of those who helped the tournament work include - Brenda McClay, Keith Malaguti, Brian Jones, Matt McDermott, Jay Lopes, Leigh Lopes, Cam McLaughlin, Katie Kearney, Rebecca O'Dowd, John Pisano, Dennis Coffey, Jill Roy, John Lombardo, Andrea McNamara, and the many others who helped out tremendously. I apologize to all those I may have left out."
There were hard fought games all weekend and the first champion is West Elementary. Plans are already in place for the Second Annual School District Championship and we expect the other teams to start focusing on knocking off West next year.
Please read the South Shore Conference rule below. The league is very serious about the behavior of spectators on rink property.
The member towns and coach of each team are responsible for the behavior of the spectators from their town. If the spectators get unruly or abusive during a game, it is up to the discretion of the referee to stop the game and determine who is at fault. If it can be determined whom or what town is a fault, they shall forfeit the game. If it cannot be determined who is at fault or it is unsafe to continue the game, it will be stopped and the Disciplinary Committee will make a decision.
The South Shore Conference will establish a discipline committee to investigate and conduct a hearing if appropriate, concerning any major incident involving a spectator or parent. An officer of the South Shore Conference will chair the Discipline Committee. The discipline committee will be comprised of three members of the Executive Board and two Program Directors on a rotating monthly basis.
A major incident shall be defined as, but may not be limited to, the use of obscene or vulgar language, verbal; physical abuse, taunting of players, coaches, officials and throwing of objects in the viewing area, team benches, or ice surface, etc.
When a major incident on ice rink property used by the South Shore Conference involving a parent or spectator is brought to the attention of the South Shore Conference Executive Board by rink officials, ice officials (referee or time keepers), incident reports or other programs, the affected programs will be notified by the South Shore Conference President or designee.
The program(s) will then have 48 hours to respond with a recommendation for discipline to the chairperson of the Discipline Committee. The program will identify everyone involved. If the program’s action is deemed acceptable, no further action shall be taken. If the chairperson of the Discipline Committee deems the program’s recommendation unacceptable and/or inadequate, the individuals involved will immediately be suspended from all South Shore Conference activities until the incident is resolved. The Discipline Committee shall convene to investigate the incident and to hold a hearing within one week. All parties involved in the major incident shall attend the discipline hearing.