Sarnia, ON -
The Sarnia Jr. Lady Sting lost their second game in
the Peewee B division of the Girls Silver
tournament, dropping a 5-0 decision to the Ayr
Rockets Friday night at the Sarnia Arena.
Sting dropped a 6-0 game to Ilderton in the early
mooring, and have yet to score in the tournament
first period, Katherine Birkby put the Rockets ahead
1-0, while the Lady Sting put in a strong effort
trying to tie the game back up before the period
second, Ayr would come out with two goals, as Ally
Hutchings would deflect a point shot past Sting
goalie Gillian Verberg-Buchan giving the Rockets a
2-0 lead. Ayr would get a second goal after a
faceoff in the Sarnia zone would produce the puck in
the slot where Alyssa Roth would get a shot past the
Sarnia goalie to make it a 3-0 lead after the second
third the Rockets would again find success off the
faceoff, as a faceoff win would put the puck in
front of the goal where Mikaela Moore would put a
shot in for the fourth Rocket goal.
could not catch a break late in the third, as a
scramble behind the net would flip the puck in front
of the goal where Hutchings would score her second
of the game in what would be the final goal in a 5-0
played not to bad, they played against a really
solid opponent," said Sting Head Coach Ian Foss.
"Our girls made a solid effort but we just couldn't
put the puck in the net."
allowing 11 goals in two tournament games, Foss
comments that his team is a young team with only
four girls on the team being major peewee while the
rest are minor peewees. So this year may not be
their year to win it all, but rather Foss says he is
using it as a learning experience.
a lot of potential for next year," said Foss. "It's
a great learning experience. The girls have come a
long way. It is just a matter of going in each game
and playing hard. The girls just need to step it up
a little bit. Forecheck harder, maintain that back
check and as long as they give the effort they can
play with anybody."
will finish off their round robin play on Saturday
with a game against Clearview at 9:15am at Germain.
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