Grandson of Austin couple to play for USA U17 select hockey team

Published 8:34 pm Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Riley Tufte, the grandson of Austin residents Bill and Julie Tufte, made the 2014 USA U17 select hockey team that will play in Germany.

The team will play in the U17 Five Nation’s Cup Tournament against Slovakia, Switzerland, Czech Republic and Germany Aug. 13-18.

Riely plays high school hockey for Blaine and he will be a junior this fall.

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