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Congratulations Graduating Seniors

Zak Hodak - #77

Zakariah (Zak) Hodak is a senior at Roosevelt High School and is the Captain for the Brandon Valley Ice Cats.  He has been playing hockey since the age of 6.  He started playing rec league for a few years and then moved up to the state league level.  Throughout the years he has played various positions from defense to right wing and more.

The highlight of Zak’s hockey career has been all of the friends he has made throughout the years. 

After high school, Zak wants to attend the University of Minnesota and major in Law with a minor in Swedish studies.  

Zak is the son of Noah Hodak and Jennifer & Brock Dump.  He has two older sisters, Ashlyn and Savannah, a younger sister, Hadley, and a younger brother, Christian.

Terron Martin - #4

Terron Martin is a Senior at Tea Area High school and plays Center for Brandon Valley Icecats. He started playing hockey at 6 years old with the Aberdeen Cougars and played with them until 2015 when he was selected to play for the Oklahoma City Oil Kings.  He also made Team South Dakota that same year, but couldn't be in two states at once!  This is his second and final season with the Brandon Valley Icecats.

Terron has had the opportunity to play the great sport of hockey in over 9 states, competing against and playing with players from all over the US.

One of his favorite hockey moments would be the season he played for the OKC OilKings, during a leveling tournament in Dallas, TX.  He scored the winning goals in a shoot-out in two different games!  His team placed 3rd in the Texas Shootout.  He was named 1st Star Player and was interviewed post-game for online viewers!

Terron's hobbies & interests include gaming, traveling, watching NHL and enjoying mac & cheese.

His plans after high-school are to play Collegiate hockey or join the Air Force and continue to play hockey.

Terron is the son of Misty Martin and Wayne Lenling. Grandson of Dan & Gail Martin. He has one sister, Tavia Beck and two brothers, Ashton & Jace Lenling.

Trevor Pownell - #2

Trevor Pownell is a senior at Roosevelt High school and plays defense/ & forward for the Brandon Valley Ice Cats.  

Trevor first started playing hockey for the Sioux Falls Flyers Recreation League in 2012.  He then played for the Sioux Falls Flyers Travel League for 4 years before joining the Brandon Valley Ice Cats where he will finish the last 2 years of his high school hockey career.  

One of Trevor’s most memorable moments was at his first home game with the Brandon Valley Ice Cats.  Trevor was taken off the ice on a stretcher due to a broken T1 vertebrae in his neck.  However, he was released from the hospital just in time for our team get together that night where his favorite food was being served…tacos.  

After high school, Trevor is planning to attend STI (Southeast Technical Institute) where he will be studying in Law Enforcement Science.  His goal is to become a police officer.  

Trevor is the son of David Pownell (Head Coach for the Brandon Valley Ice Cats JV Team) and Laura Pownell (his #1 fan).  He has an older sister, Kylee, who with the help of their cousin, Sherae, get the crowd pumped up with their cheering and dancing.  He has a little brother, Ashton, who doesn’t ever like to miss watching his big brother play hockey.  Trevor also has step parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins who all love to come cheer Trevor on and cheer on the rest of the Ice Cats family.