Midget Female Sooke Thunderbirds lose to Victoria

Both teams played shorthanded, with Sooke having only nine skaters and Victoria 10, due to the Christmas holiday season.

The Midget Female Sooke Thunderbirds dropped a 5-2 decision to Victoria on Saturday in the Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association.

Both teams played shorthanded, with Sooke having only nine skaters and Victoria 10, due to the Christmas holiday season.

Thunderbirds’ Olivia Carello opened the scoring early, but after that Victoria scored five goals before Kailee Purnell potted the local side’s second goal.

Despite the loss, Thunderbirds’ coach Peter Faulkner  said the game was clean and well played by both teams.

“[The games] was a good chance to get rid of the Christmas turkey and holiday rust.”

This weekend the Thunderbirds head to Port McNeill for a tournament.

 

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