The Central Alberta Sting captured gold in the U16 division of the Lacombe Ice Breaker ringette tournament during the weekend, downing the Calgary KODA 4-3.
The Sting downed the St. Albert Mission 6-2 and the Calgary EDGE 11-4 in round-robin play and knocked off the Edmonton Elite 6-0 in a semifinal. Becca Forester and Baylee Schulhauser shared goaltending duties for the U16 champs.
Gillian Dreger fired four goals in the win over St. Albert, while Shae-Lyn Baxter and Brenna Parent each adeed two goals and singles were scored by MacKenzie Lindholm, Bryn Lunn and Kristen Demale.
Dreger, Mackenzie Lindholm, Rylee Frank, Shae-Lyn Baxter, Parent and Bryn Lunn each netted a goal against the Elite.
The Central Alberta U19 Sting fell 7-3 to the Saskatoon Blazers in the consolation final.
Earlier, the U19 Sting dropped 8-7 and 5-3 decisions to the Edmonton Elite and the St. Albert Mission.
Emma West netted four goals against the Elite, while Kelsie Caine scored twice and Kelita Kanngiesser also tallied in a losing cause. Meghan Kelly scored twice and Makaela Ewaskiw also connected in the loss to St. Albert.
The Central Alberta U14 Sting dropped their final game of the tournament, 9-3 to the Calgary FUZE.
The U14 team lost three earlier games, 4-3 to the Edmonton Elite, 8-5 to Buffalo Plains, Sask., and 9-2 to the Calgary Blaze.
Hannah Morrison, Megan Conrad and Reese Pollitt scored in the first loss, Reese Pollitt had two goals and Kianna Doyle, Jade Weber and Morrison also tallied against Buffalo Plains, and Brianna Abell and Megan Conrad scored in the loss to the Blaze.