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Marquette’s half dozen: 6 Redmen earn hockey coaches’ all-state honors

Marquette's Jakob Peterson skates during a game against Canton on Dec. 28 at Lakeview Arena in Marquette. (Journal file photo)

On the Net: To see the 2020 all-state lists, visit http://mihockey. com/2020/03/boys-high-school-hockey-all-state-teams-announced-2/

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MARQUETTE — A half-dozen players from the Marquette Senior High School hockey team earned all-state a

ccolades when the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association presented those honors in March.

Two seniors and a freshman were named to the First Team in Division 2 as listed on the website mihockey.com.

Senior Gaetanno Cammarata made it as a forward and senior Jakob Peterson as a defenseman, while freshman Liam Beerman earned laurels as a First Team goaltender.

Marquette defenseman Jakob Peterson, center, skates along with teammate Cooper Anderson during a home game vs. Kingsford on Jan. 21. (Journal file photo by Amy Grigas)

The balance of Redmen recognized made honorable mention lists.

Senior Cooper Anderson and junior Ansel Frost were named as forwards, while senior Andrew Fedrizzi earned a spot as a defenseman.

One other Upper Peninsula player also won a D-2 award, Escanaba’s Ethan Silverstone as a forward on the Second Team.

Ten players from the Copper Country made the Division 3 lists, led by four Calumet players making the First Team — Dean Loukus, Scott Loukus and Tanner Rowe as forwards and Alex Studebaker as goalie.

The other First Teamers were Austin Salani of Hancock as a forward and Ty Halonen of Houghton at defenseman.

Marquette forward Gaetanno Cammarata, left, and Kingsford senior forward Eamonn Weed look on as a play transpires in their game played at Lakeview Arena in Marquette on Jan. 22, 2019. (Journal file photo by Ryan Spitza)

Also honored were Tucker Tapani of Houghton as a Second Team forward, Lincoln Beiring of Calumet as a Second Team defenseman, Jimmy Pietila of Houghton as a Second Team goalie and Cam Kauppinen of Calumet as an honorable mention defenseman.

Various media outlets counted 201 players in total honored across three divisions, an average of 67 per division.

In addition, later in March the coaches group also announced its six-player 2019-20 Dream Team, including the naming of Mr. Hockey, Saginaw Heritage senior forward Brady Rappuhn, as the top player in Michigan high school hockey.

The Division 1 Hawks’ senior captain had 89 points in 28 games as his team, just like Marquette in Division 2, reached the MHSAA semifinals before the season was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Scott Loukus of Calumet was the lone U.P. representative on the Dream Team as he was cited for chalking up 27 goals and 27 assists for 54 points.

Marquette goalie Liam Beerman works in goal for a Redmen home game vs. Calumet on Feb. 11. (Journal file photo by Amy Grigas)

In addition to Rappuhn and Loukus, the Dream Team also included Livonia Stevenson senior forward Seth Lause, Stevenson senior defenseman Nick Justice, Howell defenseman Dominic Rossi and Trenton goalie Joey Cormier.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is sbrownlee@miningjournal.net.

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