U16AA Sting Ringette team wins gold in Ontario tourney

The Central Alberta Sting Ringette U16AA team travelled to Cambridge, Ont.

U16AA

The Central Alberta Sting Ringette U16AA team travelled to Cambridge, Ont. on the weekend and returned home draped in gold.

The Sting won gold in the U19A division at a tournament, beating Kitchener 5-3 in a rematch from the round robin. Carly Cherniak had a two-goal performance in the final, along with goals from Kianna Doyle, Colby Wagar and Rachel Vandervlis.

The win was redemption after the Sting only lost once in round robin, 2-1 to the same Kitchener.

The Sting defeated Mississauga 9-1, West Ferris 5-3 and Owen Sound 6-1 in pool play.

Doyle and Hannah Murray had hat tricks against Mississauga and Alexa Knight, Hannah Morrison and Wagar each added a goal of their own.

Against West Ferris it was Hanna Gill with 2 and Carly Cherniak, Megan Grubb and Wagar with one each. Against Owen Sound, scorers were Saxon Anderson, Ashlin Caine, Cherniak, Gill, Madison Pluister and Wagar.

After finished second in their pool, the Sting faced West Ferris in the semi-final and won 3-2. Scoring for the Sting were Murray with two and Doyle.

McKenna Smalley and Gracie Setters shared goaltending duties over the weekend.

U19AA

The U19AA Sting squad were back to league play and came up short with a pair of losses to Edmonton Elite Open A team and Relit Open A.

Melissa Misutka and Sydney Cherniak each had a pair of goals and Mackenzie Lindholm adding a one in a 6-5 loss to Edmonton.

In a 10-8 loss against the Relit, Shae-Lyn Baxter and Lindholm each had two goals and Cherniak, Jaedyn Knight, Emily LeMasurier and Brenna Parent all added a goal of their own.

Baylee Schulhauser and Becca Forrester split time in net for the Sting.

Both the U16AA and U19AA Central Alberta Sting ringette teams will play at the Gold Ring Tournament in Calgary this weekend.

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