Queens sweep weekend series against Griffins, move to second place

Stymie Grant MacEwan’s offence, allowing only one goal in two games

Queens 2 Griffins 0

EDMONTON – The RDC Queens entered the week tied with the MacEwan University Griffins for second place in the Alberta Colleges Women’s Hockey League.

They leave four points up after sweeping a twin bill from the Griffins.

The Queens won 3-1 at home Wednesday and completed the sweep with a solid 2-0 victory Saturday.

Kaci Jones provided all the scoring the Queens needed with a goal at 10:10 of the second period. Jessica Anderson put the finishing touches on the win scoring into an empty net at 19:45 of the third period.

Tracie Kikuchi was outstanding in the RDC goal, finishing with 31 saves for the shutout.

The Queens had 32 shots.

The Queens sit with a 6-2-0-0 record, two points back of the NAIT Ooks, 7-1-0-0. MacEwan is third at 4-4-0-0.

The Queens are on the road Saturday when they visit NAIT. They don’t return home until Nov. 20 against MacEwan.

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