In the second game of the evening in the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League, Green welcomed Red. Red’s scoring sensation, Marlee Grady tries to flip one over Green’s goalie, Roxanne Crump, with Red’s Steph Dafoe looking for a rebound. Green’s defenseman, Heather Erwin gets back to help out her tender. Grady scored a pair of goals and picked up three helpers as Red took the game 5-1. Moore photo
CHESTERVILLE—The Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League kicked off week 14 with Blue taking on Yellow in the first game and Green welcoming Yellow on Thursday night.
Blue 3 Yellow 2
In the first game of the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League on Thurs., July 18, Blue played host to Yellow at the Chesterville Arena. Blue went into the game in first place, three points ahead of Red in second and Yellow sat in third place one point ahead of Green.
Blue opened the scoring just 1:50 into the first period as Kara Bartholomew ripped one home from Lindsay Cummins taking a 1-0 lead. Yellow knotted the affair at 11:50 as Alex Roach snapped one to the back of the net from Pattie Hall.
The teams took a one-all draw into the second period. Blue retook the lead when Lindsay Waddell pounded one home from Kaila Beckstead and Rebecca Kennedy at 6:30 of the period. Blue took a two-goal lead when Beckstead slapped one home from Kelly Francis and Bartholomew at 9:45 and took a 3-1 lead into the third period.
Yellow got to within one as Cinnamon Boulanger sniped one from Sam Benoit just 1:45 into the third period. Yellow pressed to score the tying goal but Blue’s defence held them off taking the game 3-2. With the win, Blue temporarily moved five points ahead of second place Red.
Picking up the win in Blue’s goal was Olivia Salmon and suffering the loss in Yellow’s goal was Terri Smith.
Red 5 Green 1
In the second game of the evening in the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League, Green welcomed Red. Red went into the game in second place, five points behind first place Blue and 11 points ahead of third place Yellow. Green went into the game in fourth place just one point behind Yellow in third.
Red opened the scoring at 4:40 of the first period as Marlee Grady slid one home from Emma Grady taking a 1-0 lead. Red made it 2-0 when Steph Dafoe rifled one to the back of the net from Marlee Grady at 16:27.
Red took the 2-0 lead into the second period. Red took a three-goal lead when Marlee Grady scored her second of the game from Stephanie Shane at 6:55. Red extended their lead to four as Michelle Lang slipped one to the back of the cage from Marlee Grady with 2:03 remaining in the second period.
Red took a 4-0 lead into the third period. Green cut the deficit to three when Selena Shane sniped one from Jackie Morris just 1:52 into the third period. With the clock winding down, Red made it 5-1 as Lang scored her second of the game from Marlee Grady with just 2:42 remaining in the game.
Red hung on for the 5-1 victory moving back to within three points of Blue who held down the number one seed. Picking up the win in Red’s goal was Cashelle Baldwin and suffering the loss in Green’s goal was Roxanne Crump.
In the first game of the night in the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League on Thurs., July 25, Yellow plays host to Green at 7 p.m. and in the night cap, Red plays host to Blue at 8 p.m. at the Chesterville Arena.