"It feels great to win," Ford, who plays on the team alongside other Ford employees, told the USA Hockey website. "It was fun to play [River Valley Pioneers] because they're great guys and we play them every year. We finally beat them, which we were due. It was a very clean game, a tough game."
The FoMoCo team managed to score seven goals to River Valley's two, and went undefeated in all five of its games during the tourney. Take a look below for the official press release on Team Ford's win.
The USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championship began in 2006 with 40 teams and players. The tournament has grown in popularity and this year featured 334 teams and 2,300 players. With wind chills that dipped to -27 degrees, more than 600 games were played on 31 rinks over a three-day period.