Sarnia, ON -
The Sarnia Lady Jr. Sting picked up their second win
of the Girl's Silver Stick tournament in the Midget
A division, defeating the Clearview Ice Cats 5-1
Friday afternoon at the Clearwater Arena.
Sting controlled the tempo of the game, and with a
5-2 victory earlier in the day over over Chicago,
the Sting have
scored 10 goals in their first two games.
are playing really well, they are moving the puck,
keeping their feet moving, taking the puck to the
net, getting a lot of shots," said Head Coach John
Baker. "It's a good two way game we are playing
right now and it shows on the scoreboard."
opened the scoring in the first as Nicki Parkes
fought off defenders on a partial breakaway, and put
a wrist shot over the Ice Cats goalie for the early
kept the attack on all period, hammering shots on
net from all angles. A turnover in the Ice Cats zone
would land on the stick of Jenelle Labadie in the
slot whose wrist shot got past the goalie to give
Sarnia a 2-0 lead at the end of the first.
second, Labadie would pick up her second of the
game, connecting with Parkes on a 2-on-1 to score
Sarnia's third goal.
Plug would put the Lady Sting ahead 4-0 after she
came from behind the net and got two chances at the
puck and put in under the pads of the goalie.
third, Sarnia would get on the power play, and
Labadie would get a shot off in the slot that would
be stopped by Parkes who would then put in five hole
on the goalie to pick up her second of the game.
goalie Jordan Henry had the shutout till late in the
third, but a shot from the blue line would get past
as Michelle Morrison got Clearview on the board.
There would be no time for a comeback, as the Lady
Sting held control and skated to the 5-1 victory.
finished the game with two goals and two assists for
a four point game, while Parkes also picked up a
multi point game with two goals and an assist in the
in two games, we couldn't ask for much better then
this," said Baker. "The way we have been playing the
last month and a half and the teams that are here,
we are definitley one of the top contenders to win
will finish their round robin tomorrow at 9:20
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