Pietila is all-state

IRON MOUNTAIN – Kingsford’s Ted Pietila was named to the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association All-State first team for Division 2.

Pietila, a forward, led the Flivvers in scoring during the recently completed season with 32 goals. He also notched 27 assists. Pietila posted nine multiple goal games which included three games with a hat trick and two with four goals.

Kingsford finished its season 9-15-1.

The entire Division 2 All-State first team follows:


Dominic Lutz, Livonia Stevenson

Travis Harvey, Livonia Stevenson

Ted Pietila, Kingsford

Nico Saco, T.C. Central

Mike Williams, Woodhaven

Andrew Sawyer, Trenton

Bryce VanHorn, Port Huron Northern

Brett Bandyk, Hartland

Jon Calhoun, Wyandotte

Louis Marr, Ann Arbor Pioneer

Patrick Rogowski, Pickney

Tom Zelenka, Grand Haven


Cooper Macdonell, T.C. Central

Nick Pleshakov, Hartland

Brady Brantley, T.C. Central

Niko Michos, A.A. Pioneer

Joe Smellie, Wyandotte

Vinny DaBrowa, Trenton

Tyler Ploeg, Grand Haven


Zach Kooi, Grand Haven

Bill Vermetten, T.C. Central

Matt Fernandez, Port Huron Northern