Midget Selects sweep Pens in female hockey

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The Northern Subway Selects improved to 4-0 atop the Nova Scotia Female Midget AAA Hockey league standings by sweeping two weekend games from the

Procresting Penguins by scores of 6-1 on Saturday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and 2-1 on Sunday in Lantz.

Katelyn Pentz scored three goals to lead the Selects’ home-ice win. Julia Scammell, Patti-Ann Tracey and Maddie Quinn also scored. K.J. Emery had two assists, while Quinn, Sophie Wornell and Eva Wornell added one assist apiece.

The Selects outshot the Penguins 43-12.

All the scoring in Sunday’s game was in the first period, with Pentz giving the Selects a 1-0 lead midway through and Quinn notching what proved to be the winning goal just 15 seconds before the Penguins scored their lone goal.

The Selects outshot the Penguins 32-19.

The wins followed the Selects’ home-and-home wins over the Cape Breton Panthers the previous weekend.

Tracey fired four goals as the Selects defeated the Panther 6-2 at home on Sept. 24. Scammell and Emery also scored.

Eva Wornell and Taylor MacKenzie each collected two assists, while Camryn Halliday, Ashley Livingston, Heath Miller and Scammell had one each.

Lilly Currie was solid in her first game in nets for the selects stopping 24 shots.

Pentz had a goal and four assists as the Selects trimmed the Panthers 7-1 on Sept. 25 in Sydney.

Jenna Reid, Quinn, Emery,  Camryn Halliday, Sophia Wornell and Heath Miller got the other goals.

Jenna Landry stopped 20 shots in nets for the win.


Selects player drives to the Moncton net during a recent interlocking game for midget female hockey teams at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The teams will meet again on Oct. 15 starting at 12:30 p.m. at the Wellness Centre. (Goodwin photo)

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