Sarnia, ON - The Petrolia Oilers are the 2012 Midget
B Silver Stick Champions after defeating the
Chatsworth Rebels 2-0 in the finals at the
Clearwater Arena Sunday afternoon.
a good game and everyone played hard," said Oilers
coach Julie Vandersteen. "The girls came prepared,
they came to win. They were not going to go home
without the Silver Stick."
Poole opened the scoring just a minute fifteen into
the opening period to give Petrolia a 1-0 lead, in
what would be the eventual game winner.
Sinclair would add a second goal in the second
period after picking up a rebound off a Kendra
Steadman shot from the blue line.
be all the Oilers would need as goalie Amelia Maniuk
would play solid throughout the game, making key
saves to preserve the shutout for the Oilers.
is the third local team to win a Silver Stick
champions this year, and they got to play in front
of their hometown in round robin games, and finish
off the tournament with local support.
Stick means a lot in this area," said Vandersteen.
"Silver Stick and our provincials were our goals
this year. It meant a lot to win this for sure."
was a perfect 3-0 in the round robin games,
defeating Kitchener 2-0, Brampton 7-0, and Lucan
4-2. They defeated St. Clair 2-0 in the quarter
finals and Grey Highlands 5-2 in the semi-finals to
get into the championship game.
went 2-1 in the round robin game, defeating North
Halton 2-0 and Lambton Shores 5-1, but lost to West
Seneca 3-2. They defeated Walkerton 4-2 in the
quarter finals, and defeated Mt. Brydges 3-2 in the
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