U14A ringette team takes home gold from Medicine Hat tournament

The Red Deer U14A Grand Central Stitchin Elev8 captured gold at the Ed Horvath memorial ringette tournament in Medicine Hat during the weekend.

The Red Deer U14A Grand Central Stitchin Elev8 captured gold at the Ed Horvath memorial ringette tournament in Medicine Hat during the weekend.

The Elev8 downed the Calgary Velocity 7-4 in the final, to avenge an earlier 10-4 loss to the Calgary squad in their pool.

The final proved to be a battle with Red Deer falling behind 2-0 before fighting back to take a 3-2 lead. However, the teams were tied at three at halftime with the Elev8 taking control in the second half.

Earlier the Elev8 downed the previously undefeated St. Albert Nitro 4-2 in the semifinal. They also beat the Strathmore Ice 15-1 and the Bowview Snype 8-2 in pool play.