July 17th, 2018

Attack fifth at provincials

By Medicine Hat News on March 14, 2017.

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Medicine Hats Attack ringette team poses for a photo at provincials in Lethbridge.

Medicine Hat News

They hadn’t lost often all season, but Medicine Hat’s Attack ringette team weren’t able to keep up that hot pace at provincials.

The under-14 A team went 3-2 at Lethbridge this past weekend, winding up fifth in the tournament.

“It was a tough tourney weekend but I think the girls took some learnings away for the next time they get to compete at this level,” head coach Marty Robinson wrote in a press release.

An opening-day 7-4 loss to St. Albert was a tough way to start for Medicine Hat, but they rebounded with a 10-2 win over the host Rattlers.

At that point, however, they couldn’t afford another loss. By dropping a 7-2 decision to Calgary’s Bowview Au, their playoff hopes were dashed.

Instead of folding the tent, the Attack finished strong. They beat Red Deer’s Riot 6-5, then shut out Sherwood Park Savage 7-0, with goalies Sydney Carlson and Devyn Amundson splitting duties in earning the clean sheet.

Sheridyn Herman led the Attack with 11 goals on the weekend. Amanda Robinson added seven, then a trio of players (Andie Suhai, Marley Rose and Allison Mason) each had two.

It was the team’s second year in a row qualifying for the provincial finals.

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