The Fond du Lac Blue Line Club is hosting the USA Hockey’s Central District Tournament this weekend Friday through Sunday at the Blue Line Family Ice Center. The tournament features players and teams from Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Iowa.
Play will begin Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. with games thoughout the day. The last game for Friday and Saturday is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Sunday play begins at 8 a.m., with the last game scheduled for 4:15 p.m.
The tournament is open to the public and there is no admission charged for this event.
Two high school players from the Fond du Lac area are playing for Team Wisconsin this weekend. The Midget 16U team has sophomore Conner Blank, who plays for St. Mary’s Springs Academy. Its first game is scheduled for 9 a.m Friday. The Midget 18U has Fond du Lac senior Michael Wilson, with its first game scheduled for 1 p.m. Both of these games will be played on Rink A at the Blue Line, located 550 Fond du Lac Avenue.
Team Wisconsin is sponsored by Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association (WAHA) and features elite hockey players from the state of Wisconsin. These players only play together before and after the high school season and are picked though a try-out process in the fall.