By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on January 12, 2022.
The Medicine Hat Impact U14 ringette team took their rest over the Holiday season and swept the Lethbridge Rattlers in two games at the Kinplex over the weekend.
The Impact won the first game 6-1, with Kensie Provost leading the way with two goals. Jordy Provost, Ryleigh Jackiw, Ava Allchurch and Leighton Wright rounded out the rest of the scoring, while Wright had two assists, and Jordy Provost and Kensie Provost each added one.
The Impact came out on top in a closer second game, winning 5-4. Jordy Provost led Medicine Hat in the second game with three goals, as Margot Kerr and Jackiw had the Impact’s other two goals.
For the second straight game, Wright had two assists as Reese Tabor, Kensie Provost and Maren Berstad had a helper each.
Sadie Berstad made key saves when needed between the pipes for the Impact.
The Impact have the rest of the month to get ready for their next league games in Calgary on Jan. 29.
The U19A Gators hosted the Calgary Northwest Venom Sunday and swept the two-game series.
The Gators took game one by a score of 6-3 on the back of Ryan Sweet’s two-goal performance.
Amanda Robinson, Kayla Robinson, Dimitria Karamanos and Jaelyn Siewert each added one to help the Gators pick up the lopsided win.
The Gators won a closer second game by a score of 6-5 over the Venom.
Medicine Hat was down 5-4 with six minutes left when Robinson scored to tie the game. Siewert then scored the game winner with 4:12 left in the contest. The rest of the Gator offence came from Karamanos – who had two goals – Preslee Starner and Allison Mason
Rheagyn Heinrichs was in net for both Gator wins.
The Gators will be competing in a tournament this coming weekend Calgary hosted by the Northwest Titans.
The U19B Mavens competed in the Jim Benning Ringette Tournament in Regina last weekend and brought home the bronze.
The Mavens beat the Regina Outlaws 5-4 to take the bronze medal after losing to the Outlaws the game before.
Raynah Gibney led the way for Mavens over the weekend with nine goals, while Serina Grona and Leah Mason had five, Hailey Sanders had three, Kylee Waldegger had two and Nolah Reid, Claire MacFarlane and Chloe Thomas each had a goal.
The Mavens were down six players heading into the tournament due to COVID-19, injuries and work commitments. Thomas’s goal in the tournament was her first goal of the season and Abby Guest was between the pipes for all five Mavens games.
Their next league games are Jan. 23 when they face the South Calgary Storm and Northwest Heat in Calgary.