Hunt for national titles continues at 2019 Credit Union Canadian Ringette Championships

Charlottetown/Summerside, PEI – April 9, 2019 – The action and excitement continued on day two of the 2019 Credit Union Canadian Ringette Championships in Charlottetown/Summerside, PEI today. Forty-five teams from across the country are competing for national titles in the U16 and U19 divisions, as well as the National Ringette League championship title.

In the U16 division, the hometown PEI Wave team came away with another win, downing Central Alberta Sting 6-5. Summerside’s Andrea Caron posted a pair of goals for PEI. Three Alberta teams came away from the second day of play undefeated, with Zone 2 (AB) beating the Cyclones de Quebec 8-4 and Team BC (LMRL Thunder) 7-4; Team Alberta (Calgary Impulse) downing GCRA (ON) 6-5 and Calgary Crew 3-1; and Calgary Core beat Spruce Grove Rage 7-1 and Team Saskatchewan (Regina Stingers) 4-3. Airdrie’s Kennedy Rice lit up the scoring in the U16 division today, posting a hat trick and an assist in Zone 2’s win over Team BC (LMRL Thunder) and five goals in the win over the Cyclones de Quebec. After two days of play, she tops the U16 scoring with 17 points in four games.

In the U19 division, four teams remain undefeated after the second day of play. Laurentides (QC) downed Team Ontario (Guelph Predators) and Zone 5 GRIT (AB) 8-4; Team Alberta (Calgary Rogue) beat Edmonton Elite 5-1 and BVRA Angels (MB) 7-4; Team Saskatchewan (Regina Bandits) beat TORL Force (BC) 8-1 and Team Quebec (Rive-Sud) 5-4; and Nepean Ravens downed Zone 5 GRIT 7-6 and Calgary Rush 2-1.Delphine Aguiar (Laurentides), Hailee Parsons (Calgary Rogue) and Guelph Predators’ Claire Wyville (Morriston) continue to lead the scoring in the U19 division with 12 points each.

In the National Ringette League division, the Cambridge Turbos remain the only team undefeated after beating Waterloo Wildfire 7-6 in overtime and downing Ottawa Ice 9-8. Waterloo’s second game of the day also went to overtime, however they pulled a 9-8 win out over Montreal Mission. Atlantic Attack teammates Jenny Snowdon (Moncton) and Martine Caissie (Bouctouche) top the NRL scoring board with 14 points each. The Attack beat Manitoba Intact 7-2 today and were downed 10-8 by Calgary RATH.

Games are taking at Credit Union Place in Summerside, Bell Aliant Centre in Charlottetown, APM Centre in Cornwall and Pownal Sports Centre in Alexandra. Competition in all divisions started today and gold medal finals in all three divisions take place on Saturday, April 13 (U16 at 10:00 ADT in Summerside, U19 at 13:00 ADT in Charlottetown, and NRL at 15:00 ADT in Charlottetown). All-stars and the NRL Annual Awards will be announced at the closing ceremony on Saturday night in Charlottetown.

All games are being webcast live here: www.sportscanada.tv/ringette. For more information on the event, including links to rosters, schedules, standings and stats can be found at www.crc2019.ca.

Competition continues Wednesday, April 10 at 8:00 a.m. (ADT).

Results for Tuesday, April 9 at the 2019 Credit Union Canadian Ringette Championships in Charlottetown/Summerside, PEI:

U16
Team Manitoba (Magic) 10 Saskatoon Selects 3
Calgary Core 7 Spruce Grove Rage 1
GCRA (ON) 9 Team NB 7
Team Ontario (Waterloo) 6 Central Alberta Sting 0
Zone 2 (AB) 8 Cyclones de Quebec 4
Team Manitoba (Magic) 5 Calgary Crew 3
Team BC (LMRL Thunder) 4 BVRA Angels (MB) 0
Team Alberta (Calgary Impulse) GCRA (ON) 5
Team NB 9 Saskatoon Selects 2
West Ottawa 4 Team Quebec (Rive-Sud) 3
Spruce Grove Rage 3 Team Nova Scotia 1
Calgary Core 4 Team Saskatchewan (Regina Stingers) 3
Team PEI (Wave) 6 Central Alberta Sting 5
Team Alberta (Calgary Impulse) 3 Calgary Crew 1
Team Ontario (Waterloo) 5 Cyclones de Quebec 4
Zone 2 (AB) 7 Team BC (LMRL Thunder) 4

U19
CORA (Ottawa) 7 BVRA Angels (MB) 4
Calgary Rush 5 Team Manitoba (Magic) 0
Team Saskatchewan (Regina Bandits) 5 Team Quebec (Lac Saint-Louis) 4
Team Nova Scotia 6 TORL Force (BC) 2
Laurentides (QC) 5 Team Ontario (Guelph Predators) 3
Nepean Ravens 7 Zone 5 GRIT (AB) 6
Team Alberta (Calgary Rogue) 5 Edmonton Elite 1
Saskatoon Blazers 3 Team BC (LMRL Thunder) 2
Team Manitoba (Magic) 8 Team PEI (Wave) 1
Team NB 4 CORA (Ottawa) 1
Team Saskatchewan (Regina Bandits) 8 TORL Force (BC) 1
Laurentides (QC) 4 Saskatoon Blazers 2
Team Ontario (Guelph Predators) 8 Zone 5 GRIT (AB) 4
Edmonton Elite 4 Team Quebec (Lac Saint-Louis) 3
Nepean Ravens 2 Calgary Rush 1 (OT)
Team Alberta (Calgary Rogue) 7 BVRA Angels (MB) 4
Team BC (LMRL Thunder) 3 Team PEI (Wave) 2
Team NB 8 Team Nova Scotia 1

National Ringette League:
Cambridge Turbos 7 Waterloo Wildfire 6 OT
Edmonton WAM! 3 Calgary RATH 1
Ottawa Ice 3 Montreal Mission 2
Atlantic Attack 7 Manitoba Intact 2
Cambridge Turbos 9 Ottawa Ice 8
Waterloo Wildfire 9 Montreal Mission 8 OT
Calgary RATH 10 Atlantic Attack 8
Edmonton WAM! 6 Manitoba Intact 5

About Ringette

Ringette is a Canadian sport that was invented in 1963 in North Bay, Ontario by the late Sam Jacks. There are currently over 30,000 players on nearly 2,000 teams across Canada, with over 1,500 officials and nearly 8000 coaches. Internationally, it is played in more than a half a dozen other countries around the world. Ringette has been designated a Heritage Sport by Sport Canada and as part of the Sport for Life movement, ringette is well advanced at adapting Sport Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development model. For more information, please refer to the Ringette Canada Web site at www.ringette.ca.

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