Green took on Red on Thurs., April 25 in the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League. Green’s players battled hard to get the ball past Red but Red’s defense held strong, taking the game 5-2. Glover photo
CHESTERVILLE – The Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League took on week two of their 2019 season on Thursday evening at the Chesterville Arena. Blue welcomed Yellow in the early game of the night followed by Green welcoming Red in the late slot.
Blue 0 Yellow 1
In the 7 p.m. game of the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League on Thurs., April 25, Blue played host to Yellow at the Chesterville Arena.
The teams battled back and forth in the first and second period but both came up short, not able to find the back of the net. The 0-0 stalemate took the teams into the third period.
Yellow opened the scoring at 4:10 of the final frame when Kalia Beckstead slipped one past the goal line with the help of teammates Jennifer Whitteker and Kelly Francis. Blue failed to match their opponent and Yellow held on to their 1-0 lead until the final buzzer.
Suffering the loss in Blue’s goal was Olivia Salmon.
Green 2 Red 5
In the late game of the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League on Thurs., April 25, Green played host to Red at the Chesterville Arena.
Green opened the scoring at 18:20 of the first period as Selena Shane made it 1-0; Carly Crump and Jaclyn Crump picked up the assist. Red tied the game at 14:30 when Makenzie Baker sniped one to the back of the net with the help of Michelle Lang and Angie Helmer.
Red took over the lead when Makenzie Baker scored her second of the night at 13:45 in the first period. Red continued to dominate the first period despite Green’s best efforts when Marlee Grady scored at 8:10 and Jessica Rutley lit the lamp with only 0:30 remaining in the first frame; Marlee Grady picked up the assist. Red took the 4-1 lead into the second period.
Green held off Red’s attack during the second period and made their run for a comeback when Carly Crump scored at 6:30. Neither team was able to get on the board for the remainder of the second period. Red continued their lead with a score of 4-2 into the final frame.
Green aimed to build on their second period momentum in the third but Red’s defense remained strong. Red’s Marlee Grady put the icing on the cake at 1:05 of the third, finding the back of the net for her second goal of the game coupled with an assist in the first. Jessica Rutley and Emma Grady picked up the assist.
Time wound down in the third period and Red held on to their 5-2 victory. Picking up the win in Red’s goal was Cashelle Baldwin and suffering the loss in Green’s goal was Roxanne Crump.
The Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League will return to the Chesterville arena on Thurs., May 3, when Blue faces Red and Yellow challenges Green.