From Dec. 16-19 the Central Alberta Sting Ringette program hosted its home tournament in Lacombe.
The U19AA squad finished the weekend with the best result by a Sting team, winning bronze with a convincing 5-0 victory over the St. Albert Mission.
Brenna Parent lead the way for the Sting with two goals, and Rebecca Forrester recorded the shutout. Mackenzie Lindholm, Emily LeMasurier, and Shae Lyn Baxter also scored in the bronze medal game for the Sting. They started the weekend off with wins in both round robin games, first beating St. Albert, 6-3, and then taking down the TORL Force, 6-2.
In the opener, Mckenna Causey and LeMasurier scored twice, along with Baxter and Makenna Tonery each adding one goal. In the 6-2 game-two win, LeMasurier had another two goals, Baxter had two, and Sydney Cherniak and Melissa Mistuka added one each.
The only loss on the weekend for the Sting came in the semifinal against Calgary U19AA squad. In the 4-2 loss, Baxter and LeMasurier scored for the Sting.
The U16AA Sting finished the tournament in fifth place, beating the St. Albert Mission 7-5.
Rachel Vandervlis had a hat trick, Hannah Morrison scored twice, and Hanna Gill and Saxon Aderson also had goals in the win. The Sting tied their first game 5-5 with the Zone 5 Pack. Julia Dawes had two goals and Carly Cherniak added a goal. Game 2 was a blowout win for the U16AA girls, winning 11-4 over the Edmonton Elite. Four players scored twice: Colby Wagar, Madison Pluister, Gill, and Kianna Doyle. Morrison, Cherniak and Anderson each added a goal of their own. Against the Zone 2 Inception, the Sting lost 5-2. Megan Grubb scored both goals. The Central Alberta girls also dropped a 9-2 game to the Calgary Impact. Cherniak and Doyle were the goal scorers.
The U14AA Sting had a tough tournament, going 0-2-1 in the round robin before dropping the fifth and sixth place game to the Edmonton Elite. Eden Cade and Shaelynn Law scored for the Sting.
In their opening game, the Sting lost 5-3 to Calgary White. Sydney Schnoor scored twice, and Jada McDonnell added one. In game two, Calgary Blue defeated the home side 6-3. Schnoor had two goals, and Law added one. In a big second period comeback, the Sting tied the Zone 2 Blaze, 7-7. Schnoor had a hat trick, and Cade, Tanaya Harty and MacDonell, each added a goal of their own.