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Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013, 8:23 p.m.

Tips select Stanwood's Nobach in bantam draft

For the second straight year the Everett Silvertips mined the local talent during the WHL bantam draft.
Everett plucked a name out of its own backyard Thursday when it selected Stanwood product Connor Nobach in the fifth round.
Nobach, a 5-foot-10 and 165-pound stay-at-home defenseman, was selected 91st overall, making him the earliest Snohomish County resident ever picked in the bantam draft. He played the past season with the Los Angeles-based L.A. Jr. Kings elite bantam team.
Nobach impressed Everett assistant coach Mitch Love and assistant general manager Zoran Rajcic during the WHL U.S. prospects camp last month in Anaheim, Calif.
"We're real excited to add him," Everett general manager Garry Davidson said. "It's always special when you can reach out to someone local. But we didn't draft him because he's local. He showed very well at the U.S. camp and had a very good season with the L.A. Jr. Kings."
Nobach became the second Snohomish County resident selected by Everett in the bantam draft. Last year the Tips picked Mill Creek defenseman Daniel Woolfenden in the seventh round. Nobach is also just the third Snohomish County player ever picked in the bantam draft. Mill Creek winger Brad LeLievre was the first when he was taken in the seventh round by Seattle in 2010.
No county resident has even suited up for the Tips. Woolfenden skated in practice with the Tips late in the season, but has not signed an education contract with the team.
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