Ringette competition continues at the 2019 Canada Winter Games
Red Deer, Alberta – February 17, 2019 – Quebec, Manitoba and Ontario remain undefeated after the second day of ringette competition at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer.
In the opening game of the day, Ontario posted a 6-3 victory over British Columbia. Arnprior’s Paige Miller and Guelph’s Claire Wyville posted two goals each.
Quebec remained strong in their second game of the event, downing Saskatchewan 10-1. Sara Plouffe and Julie Vandal, both from Gatineau, picked up hat tricks, with Vandal also picking up four assists.
Manitoba faced Nova Scotia in the third game of the day and came away with a 6-2 win. It was a solid team effort from Manitoba, with singles coming from Winnipeg’s Nicole Girardin, Alana Lesperance, Alexsi Kavvadas and Celeste McElroy, Isabella Paisley (Steinbach) and Taylor Hildebrand (Oak Bluff). Grace MacKenzie (Stillwater Lake) had another stellar performance between the pipes for Nova Scotia, facing a total of 56 shots.
The day closed with British Columbia coming back to win their second game of day, beating Prince Edward Island 9-3. Richmond’s Hailey Sutherland-Takasaki picked up a hat trick and an assist in the game, while Langley’s Emma Paradis and Maple Ridge’s Sidney Crowe both picked up pairs.
Final scores for February 17:
ON 6 BC 3
QC 10 SK 1
MB 6 NS 2
BC 9 PEI 3
Tomorrow, Monday February 18, another four games will be played. The schedule is as follows (all times Mountain Standard Time):
10:00 – PEI vs. SK
12:30 – AB vs. NB
15:00 – BC vs. QC
17:30 – ON vs. PEI
Ringette is a Canadian sport that was invented in 1963 in North Bay, Ontario by the late Sam Jacks. There are currently over 31,000 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. As a proud member of True Sport, Ringette Canada is committed to sport that is values-based and principle-driven. For more information, please refer to the Ringette Canada Web site at www.ringette.ca.
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