Bears place 4th at Pioneer Classic; winning two and losing two.
The North Royalton Bears participated in the Olentangy Orange, Pioneer Classic from January 16-18, 2015. The Bears won two games, beating Mentor and Troy, and lost two games, falling to Centerville and Troy in the consolation round.
North Royalton opened up on Friday, January 16th against Mentor, defeating the Cardinals, 3-0.The Bears played two on Saturday, January 17th first falling to the Centerville Elks, 3-1, and next defeating the Troy Trojans, 4-3. The Bears were tied with the Olentangy Braves after the preliminary round, with two wins apiece, and because the two teams did not play one another it went to the secondary tie breaker of fewest penalties s in minutes which the Bears lost. As a result of losing the tie breaker the Bears squared off against the Troy Trojans in the tournaments consolation round on Sunday January, 18th; this time falling to the Trojans, 4-2.
The Bears will return home from Columbus with an overall record of 19-10-2.