Ridleigh Hansen is one of three goalies from Central Alberta invited to Team Alberta’s U18 Fall Camp next month. From there, players will be selected to represent the province at the 2021 National Women’s U18 Championship in Dawson Creek, B.C. (Advocate File Photo)

Ridleigh Hansen is one of three goalies from Central Alberta invited to Team Alberta’s U18 Fall Camp next month. From there, players will be selected to represent the province at the 2021 National Women’s U18 Championship in Dawson Creek, B.C. (Advocate File Photo)

Three central Albertans invited to U18 Team Alberta fall camp

Players will be selected to represent Alberta at the 2021 National Women’s U18 Championship

A trio of hockey players from central Alberta will be vying for a spot among the province’s top female hockey players.

In total, 38 players have been invited to Team Alberta’s U18 fall camp from Sept. 24 to 26 at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.

All three local players are goalies, including Bentley’s Mackenzie Dojahn, Ridleigh Hansen of Red Deer County and Misty Rey of Bowden.

Players earned fall camp invitations through the Summer Selection Camp held August 13-15 in Red Deer. The summer camp was a three-day session where a total of 136 players participated in on-ice sessions that included game formats.

“It was extremely exciting to get these players back on the ice for summer camp over the course of three days,” said Kendall Newell, Hockey Alberta’s manager of female hockey in a news release.

“As an open camp, we were able to see more talent from across the province and are very pleased with the level of competition that was displayed, and are confident that this success will transfer over to our upcoming fall camp.”

Those selected in fall camp will represent the province at the 2021 National Women’s U18 Championship in Dawson Creek, B.C.

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