Peewee BB Wild one point out of first place
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A 1-1 tie for the West Northumberland CCS Industrials Wild Peewee BB team against Whitby, a 1-0 win against Peterborough and a 2-1 victory over Durham West has moved the club to within one point of first place.
Against Whitby the local West Northumberland Girls Hockey Association rep team battled hard becoming the first team of the season to score on Whitby. Shanel Olzack scored the lone goal in the game against Peterborough, assisted by Maci Davis to keep the Ice Kats behind the Wild in Lower Lakes Female eague standings. Another one goal game a few nights later against Durham West Lightning kept this team’s winning streak going.
The Wild's Ontario Line Clearing Bantam A team competed against the Scarborough Sharks and came out with a 2-0 win, with goals going to Brooke Hoskin and Ciara Fitzgerald. The Kingston Ice Wolves came to town to try their luck against the Bantams which defeated the visitors 4-2. Several players enjoyed a multi-point night with scoring going to Mackenzie Webb, assisted by Madison Kniff, Hunter Jones scored on a pass from Rachel Brown, Kamryn Davis potted the third goal, with Webb and Gracie Menzie assisting before Kniff scored the fourth goal with assists going to Fitzgerald and Jones.
In other league action, the Spoolon Manufacturing Atom BB faced the Durham West Lightning at the CCC, losing 3-2 in a tight game. Both goals went to Sydney Rock scored from the blue line, on assists from Grace Giroux and Sadie Munroe and Jordyn McAskill and Sophie Harold. A better fate was to be had when the local team travelled to Ajax to face Durham West, winning 4-2.
The WNGHA Atom’s trailed 2-0 before Kailey Wood scored on a breakaway and tied the game on a McAskill goal, assisted by Harold. In a penalty filled game, Grace Comes scored bar down on a pass from Sophie Sheehy to give the Spoolon Atom team a lead. Harold capped off the scoring with an unassisted goal to give the Atom BB team their first win of the season in league play. The Atom BB girls won their next game as well 3-0 over Clarington with goals coming from Emma Crocker, assisted by Lilly Stevenson and Comes, Annabel Poort scored from Comes and Aidyn Gallagher before Harold scored another unassisted top shelf goal.
The Belden Novice B team in their inaugural year had two high scoring ties against Belleville with similar scores of 5-5. Brielle Osborne scored a hat trick with Cassidy Rock chipping in for an assist on one goal. Other scoring in the first game went to Isabelle Herron and Jaime Hellam. In the second game, Belleville took the early lead before Osborne scored and Isabel Mason scored her first of the year to give the Novice BB team a temporary lead. Belleville came back scoring two before Osborne scored her second of the game and Rock tied the game at four on an unassisted goal. Hellam gave the Belden Novice B team a lead but it was not to be when Belleville tied early in the third to tie the game at five aside.
The BDO Bantam B team travelled to Kitchener to participate in a tournament with not all games available at time of print but sit in the middle of the pack in league play. The Canadian Tire Peewee C team is tied for second place in the standings, losing a close game 2-1 to Peterborough but winning 4-2 and 5-1 over the Cold Creek Comets.
House League action continues to be close with most games being decided by less than two goals. Mouncey Construction edged Play it Again Sports 3-0 with scoring credited to Meaghan Catton, assisted by Jessica Flintoff and Emma Dalby, Flintoff from Marlie Owens and Khloe Calder and Catton with her second of the game from Flintoff. Claire Oulahen earned the shutout. Play it Again Sports Bantam/Midget team faced the Peterborough Ice Kats who came to town without a goalie so borrowed the WNGHA Legion team goalie, Seanessy Everden, who earned a shutout for Peterborough. A second Mouncey Construction game of the weekend, this time versus Cobourg Legion was decided in the final 15 seconds of the game with Flintoff scoring off a rebound from Zoe Huddleston’s point shot.
All schedules for the various teams can be found at www.wngha.ca. Come out and support local girls hockey in the community. There are no gate fees at any of the games.