From Row (L-R) Angela Steen, Sarah Heath
2nd Row Coach LeeAnn Ellis, Madilyn Fairbairn, Emma L'Heureux, Ashley Little,
Megan Dupuis, Claire Heggie, Angie Aliperti Kaylee White, Meghan Harvie
3rd Row Coach Scott Heggie, Trainer Laura Heggie, Trainer Karen L'Heureux, Trainer Caroline White, Morgan Flett,
Sydney Robbins, Tamara Stone, Erin Ellis-Parr, Madeleine Leliveld, Ally Core, Emily Anderson,
Coach Erin White, Coach Tim L'Heureux
The Sarnia Jr. Lady Sting Peewee C team captured the 32nd Walter Gretzky Hockey Tournament this past weekend (Feb.21-24) in Brantford, Ontario.
In pool play they defeated B.A.D. Blazers 1-0 on a goal directly off a faceoff by centre Madilyn Fairbairn and a shutout by Angela Steen.
In the second game they beat Wilmot 3-1 with a solid effort and goals from Morgan Flett, Claire Heggie and Erin Ellis-Parr and stellar goaltending from Sarah Heath.
In game three they lost a tight game 1-0 to the Ancaster Avalanche.
In the semi-final, they were matched up against the St. Clair Shores, Michigan Saintes. It was a tight, back and forth game that ended 0-0 after regulation time and following 5 minutes of 3 on 3 OT the score remained 0-0. In the shootout each team failed to score with their first three shooters. The fourth shooter for Sarnia was Kaylee White and she wristed a shot over the goalies left glove into the top corner for a dramatic win and to send the team to the finals. Sarah Heath, the Sarnia goalie, recorded the shutout and stopped all 4 shootout shooters.
In the championship game, they faced their nemesis, the Ancaster Avalanche.
It was a fast, back and forth game. Erin Ellis-Parr scored in the first period with a nice 5 hole shot in the slot. In the third period, Miss Dependable, Meghan Harvie, lifted a strong wrist shot from the slot over the goalies' glove to seal the win. The team played strong and Sarah Heath made several difficult stops to preserve the shutout.