Last weekend, five teams from Lake of the Woods Girls Hockey travelled to Fort Frances for the Bantam and PeeWee Girls Tournament. They brought home a total of four medals.

The Pee Wee Thunder went 2-1 in the round-robin portion with a loss to Lake of the Woods Warriors, 3-1, and defeating Dryden Petro Can 2-0, then the Fort Frances Lightning 1-0 and Thunder Bay Stars 4-1. The Warriors were undefeated at 3-0 with their wins over the Thunder, Dryden 1-0 and Fort Frances 2-1, as well as Thunder Bay 6-1. Warriors and Thunder would be first and second in their pool after round-robin play. The PeeWee Daredevils had wins over the APHA Polar Bears, 5-1, Emo Express 2-0 and Fort Frances Fusion, 3-1, to first in their pool.

midget girlsBLake of the Woods girls hockey teams won four medals in Fort Frances over the weekend. (Submitted)In the semi-finals Daredevils met the Thunder with the Thunder earning a spot in the championship with a 4-1 win. The Warriors crossed over with Fort Fusion holding them to a 1-1 tie at the end of regulation. After overtime, the game was still not resolved and Fusion bumped the Warriors down to the bronze game with a shootout victory.

The bronze medal game pitted Lake of the Woods Warriors against the Lake of the Woods Daredevils. The Daredevils opened the scoring early in the first, when Ava Baird found the net, assisted by Brayah McDougall. The Warriors answered back shortly after, with a goal from Kallie Hager from Emma Dennis. From then on, it was the Daredevils with Izzy Reynard adding another to close out the period. Baird and Ella Hilhorst added two more to close out the third period, giving the Daredevils a 4-1 win.

The championship game saw the matchup of the Fort Fusion and Lake of the Woods Thunder. After a scoreless first period, Thunder opened the scoring mid-second period, when Chalise Kenny scored. Seanna Derouard added another a short time later. Fusion found the net late in the second to close out the period 2-1. In the third, it was all Thunder with Kadence Morrison, Elizabeth Favreau and Shai VanWalleghem finding the net for the team. Thunder would defeat Fusion 5-1 to win gold.

The Bantam Division was represented by the Hurricanes and the Bar-down Beauties. The Hurricanes went 3-0 in the round robin, defeating the Beauties 2-0, Dryden Drillers 2-0, Fort Frances Thunder 5-1. The Beauties went 2-1 beating Dryden 2-0 and Fort Frances 11-0 with their only loss being to the Hurricanes. In the semi- finals, the Beauties took on Dryden again and defeated them 4-0 to advance to the final. The Hurricanes got by Fort Frances 7-1 to earn their spot in the final game.

In Sunday’s championship, Ally Turcotte opened the scoring late in the first period to make it 1-0 Beauties. McKenna Isfeld  -- from Lauren Robertson and Chloe Skead -- and Turcotte -- from Katelyne Stenlund -- added two more for the Beauties in the second. The Hurricanes fought back scoring midway through the third. Natalina Reynard scored unassisted. Skead added one from Jess Pitura and Stenlund to make it 4-1 Beauties. Reynard scored with an assist from Abby Dent, then added another and assisted on a goal by Dent to close the gap within one. However, the game would end 4-3 for the Beauties, who claimed gold.

This weekend, Lake of the Woods Girls Hockey teams will also be participating in Hockey Day in Canada events.

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