Sooke hockey girls fight Grizzlies to keep a tie

Sooke Bantam girls faced off against the JDF Grizzlies girls, and came home with a well-fought and a hard earned tie.

On this beautiful Sunday afternoon, the Sooke Bantam girls faced off against the JDF Grizzlies girls. Early in the first period, the  Grizzlies were first on the board. Then, at 7:08 in the first period,  a nice pass from Chevy Alexander to Leah Zschau tied the score, one all. The Sooke girls worked hard to keep up with the JDF team. “We only had two lines, so the girls gave all they could!” said coach Steve Couture.

At the end of the second period, Jennifer Simonis gave the advance to the team with a strong slap shot from the blue line — from a great pass from Rory Wood — to bring the score up to 2-1. Then, JdF tied the score. Two all.

Starting the third period, JdF added one more goal. It took Sooke all period for the come back: at the last minute, there was a nice play from Olivia Carello, with a pass of the puck in front of the net on Morgan Couture stick, to score the third and final goal from Sooke.

The game ended at 3-3.

“I’m so happy and pleased with all the girls play today,” said coach Couture. “I’m satisfied with the efforts today. Players Erin Chrisholm, Celina Palko, Kaitlin Mckelvey, Michele Lacombe, Kailee Peaker and Victoria Sutherland gave great examples,” added coach Steve. “Great job!”

Submitted by Melanie Dube

 

Just Posted

VIDEO: Saanich resident shocked when trespasser licks security camera, rummages through mail

‘I found the situation really bizarre,’ said the Gordon Head resident

BC Ferries crew member taken to hospital after getting struck by bow doors

Two sailings between Horseshoe Bay and Departure Bay were cancelled

Five Halloween activities for adults to celebrate the spooky season

Halloween isn’t just for little ghouls in Greater Victoria

Central Saanich changes incentives for housing developments

Changes shift incentives for some developments from development cost charges to building permit fees

B.C. VIEWS: How to get the best deal on your ICBC car insurance

ICBC slowly being dragged into the 21st century

Pot legalization has gone ‘well’, but ‘yellow flags’ on vaping: task force chair

Canada legalized cannabis for non-medical use on Oct. 17, 2018,

ELECTION 2019: Federal leaders hit final 24 hours of campaign

Many leaders remain in B.C. for the final hours of the campaign

Jack’s Devils beat Quinn’s Canucks 1-0 in NHL brother battle

New Jersey youngster scores first career goal against Vancouver

Two charged after owner’s wild ride through Kamloops in his stolen truck

Crystal Rae Dorrington, 37, and Derrick Ronald Pearson, 32, facing multiple charges

Judge orders credit union’s bank records for Kelowna social worker facing theft allegations

The man is accused of negligence, breach of contract, fraud and a conspiracy with Interior Savings

Leaders pour it on with rallies, boosts for candidates as campaign reaches peak

The federal election campaign has reached a crescendo

Allegations of racism lead to ministry investigation at Vancouver private school

St. George’s School was contacted over what the school describes as ‘deeply offensive behaviour online’

Most Read