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The Powerland Rural High School Athlete of the Week is Owen Domitruk of the Morden Thunder hockey team.
This 6’2” goalie lead his team to a 4th consecutive Zone IV final appearance. In the Thunder's 3 semi final games last week, Owen faced 147 shots and had a save percentage of 0.925. He was named the Goaltender of the Year, as selected by the coaches in the Zone IV league. Coach Tyler Sloan states, “Although Owen is not recognized with a letter on his jersey, he shows great leadership for our young team. Owen has a very strong compete level and elevates his play when the games get bigger. His calm demeanour and strong play have helped the Thunder reach another Zone IV league final”.
This Grade 12 student maintains a 91% academic average, while also participating in volleyball, badminton, and baseball.