Alberta going for ringette gold

Team Alberta has qualified for the gold medal game in ringette.

HALIFAX, N.S. — Team Alberta has qualified for the gold medal game in ringette.

Team Alberta, which includes goaltender Brea Beck of Red Deer and defenceman Lindsay Brown and forward Jamie Bell of Lacombe, reached today’s final with a 4-3 win over Quebec.

They’ll face Ontario, who beat Saskatchewan 5-2.

• Garrett Northey of Red Deer finished 10th in the freestyle moguls Thursday.

He was 12th in qualifying with 17.0 points and put together a run that earned him 17.92 points in the final.

Simon Lemieux of Quebec won with a 24.14 total.

The dual moguls will finish freestyle competition today.

• Sarah Caine of Red Deer placed eighth and sister Emily tied for ninth in the individual air pistol event in target shooting.

Sarah accumulated a 437.8 point total after recording a 349 total in qualifying.

Emily failed to make the final after a 346 total in qualifying.

Danielle Marcotte of the Yukon won the title with a 466.2 total.

On the boys’ side, Kendyl McLlroy of Red deer placed 13th with a total of 510 points.

Francis Le Sieur of Quebec took top spot while Peter Schulze of Calgary, coached by Arno Baron of Sylvan Lake, was third.

• In speed skating Alberta finished second in their pool and missed the final in the 3,000-metre relay.

The team, which included Maddison and Brooke Pearman of Ponoka, had a time of 4:56.550, 14 seconds behind Ontario.

Quebec won the final with B.C. second and Ontario third.

In individual competition Maddison Pearman won the D final in the super 1,.500m event in a time of 2:39.767, which was sixth best out all the finals.

Maddison placed 21st in the in the overall standings in short track, won by Quebec’s Ann-Veronique Michaud.

• The Alberta boy’s hockey team missed a chance for gold, dropping a 5-4 overtime decision to Quebec.

Alberta, which is coached by Trevor Keeper of Red Deer, will go for bronze today against Ontario, who lost 5-2 to B.C.