In the late game of the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League, Blue played host to Green on Thurs., June 7, at the Chesterville Arena. Green’s goalie, Cashelle Baldwin was very busy in goal as she makes a save off of Blue’s Carly Crump (4) while Green’s Captain, Patti Hall tries to tie up Crump’s stick. Blue’s Sam Benoit looks on waiting for the ball to come her way. Crump scored two goals and Benoit picked up a helper as Blue downed Green 4-1. Sawyer Helmer photo
CHESTERVILLE — The Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League featured two games on Thursday night as Red welcomed Yellow in the early game and Blue took on Green in the late game.
Red 5 Yellow 1: In the first game of the night in the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey on Thurs., June 7, Red played host to Yellow at the Chesterville Arena. Heading into the game Red sat in second place six points back of first place Blue and Yellow sat in third, four points behind Red.
Red opened the scoring when Lesley Ann Tupper slapped one home from Kaila Beckstead just 2:13 into the first period to take a 1-0 lead. Red made it 2-0 when Lindsay Feeley pounded one to the back of the net from Emma Grady and Katie Curry at 12:36.
Red took the 2-0 lead into the second period. Yellow cut the deficit in half when Jessica Winters powered one home from Michelle Lang and Jackie Morris at 11:19 but Red replied just 41 seconds later as Tupper scored her second of the game from Kim Elliott and Shaelynn Shay taking a 3-1 lead into the final foray.
Red made it 4-1 when Beckstead slipped one to the back of the net from Grady and Sara Casselman just 2:08 into the third period. Red closed out the scoring with just 1:15 remaining in the third as Feeley lit the lamp for the second time of the game from Tupper and Casselman.
Red took the game 5-2 moving to within four points of Blue. Picking up the win in Red’s goal was Julia Shaver and suffering the loss in Yellow’s goal was Patti Mitton.
Blue 4 Green 1: In the second game of the evening, Blue welcomed Green. Blue went into the game undefeated on the season with a four-point lead over Red after Red took out Yellow in the opener and Green had remained winless in the season.
Blue opened up a 1-0 lead at 5:42 of the first period as Carly Crump swatted one home from Jaclyn Crump and Rebecca Kennedy. Blue made it 2-0 when Kara Bartholomew slipped one across the line at 7:23 from Anna Fawcett and Lindsay Cummins and 3-0 at 9:25 as Cummins fired one to the back of the net from Bartholomew and Kelly Francis.
Blue took a 3-0 lead into the second period. Green closed the gap to two when Angie Van Gurp-Helmer snapped one home from Laura McDonell just 2:06 into the second period. Neither team was able to score before the end of the second as Blue took a 3-1 lead into the final frame.
Blue put the icing on the cake when Carly Crump scored her second of the game from Sam Benoit and Fawcett at 4:14 of the third period.
Blue hung on for a 4-1 victory increasing their lead over Red to six points atop the standings. Picking up the win in Blue’s goal was Roxanne Crump and suffering the loss in Green’s goal was Cashelle Baldwin.
Up next: In the first game of the night in the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League on Thurs., June 14, Yellow welcomes Blue at 7 p.m. and in the night cap Red plays host to Green.