Blue’s Cinnamon Boulanger (8) slips the ball past Yellow’s goalie Cashelle Baldwin (1) to make it 2-0 for Blue. Yellow’s defensemen Alecia Jones (6) and Jenny Wright (13) try to sandwich the goal scorer. Blue went on to take the game 3-1 remaining undefeated on the season. Moore photo
CHESTERVILLE — The Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League opened week three as Red welcomed Black in the first game and Yellow played host to Blue in game two.
Red 7 Black 5
In the first game of the night in the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League, Red welcomed Black on Thurs., May 11, at the Chesterville Arena. Red went into the game with a 1-1 record after losing 3-1 to Blue last week while Black went into the game with 0-0-1 record after tying Yellow last week.
Black opened the scoring at 2:27 when Amy Bekkers slapped one to the back of the net from Dayna Bekkers to make it 1-0. Red tied the game when Lindsay Feeley swatted one home from Kaitlyn Kerr and Lesley Ann Tupper at 9:30 but Black answered three minutes later when Amy Bekkers scored her second of the game from Alyson Erwin and Heather Cook Erwin.
Black took a 2-1 lead into the second period. Red knotted the affair when Kerr got one to go from Feeley and Tupper at 4:27 of the second. Black retook the lead at 7:37 when Dayna Bekkers scored from Selena Shane but Red tied the game again at 10:45 as Feeley scored her second of the game from Tupper.
Black added two late goals at 12:23 as Amy Bekkers completed her hat trick from Jessica Winters and again with just 1:41 remaining as Amy Bekkers scored her fourth of the game unassisted. Black took a commanding 5-3 lead into the third period.
Red got to within one as Kim Elliott bulged the twine at 2:33 from Sara Desjardins. Red tied the game at 3:49 as Tupper lit the lamp from Kerr and Feeley. Red took their second lead of the game at 7:49 when Elliott scored her second of the game from Desjardins and Hailey Imrie.
Red took a two-goal lead when Tupper netted her second of the game at 11:36 unassisted. Red hung on for the 7-5 victory improving to 2-1 on the season. Picking up the win in Red’s goal was Jennifer Byrne.
Blue 3 Yellow 1
In the second game of the night, Yellow welcomed Blue. Blue went into the game with a perfect 2-0 record after beating Black in week one and Red in week two and looked to remain undefeated with a win. Yellow went into the game with just a tie against Black the previous week.
Blue opened the scoring when Rebecca Kennedy scored an unassisted goal at 1:40 of the first period taking a 1-0 lead. Blue made it 2-0 when Cinnamon Boulanger sniped one on a breakaway at 10:12 and Blue took a 2-0 lead into the second period. Blue made it 3-0 when Sam Benoit slapped one home from Jaclyn Crump and Carly Crump at 5:11 of the second period.
With time winding down in the middle frame, Yellow finally got one to go as Jenny Wright scored an unassisted goal with just 1:46 remaining.
Blue took a 3-1 lead into the third period. Yellow tried to close the gap in the third period but neither team had any luck scoring and Blue took the game 3-0 and took sole possession of first place. Picking up the win in Blue’s goal was Roxanne Crump.
In week four of the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League on Thurs., May 18, Blue welcomes Black at 7 p.m. and Yellow plays host to Red at 8 p.m.