Midget girls win bronze at provincial championships

Dave Mathieson
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The bronze The Cumberland Credit Union Midget A Ramblers girls, bronze medal winning team includes: goaltender Jennifer Hollis, (front, from left) Elyse Ferguson, Courtney Barton, Alyson Pickard, Emily Wainwright, Jenna Gogan, Jordan Johnson, (back, from left) Chelsea Davis, Taylor Bezubiak, Caitlin MacKenzie, Lily Rogers and Jamie Steele.

AMHERST - They came close, but the Cumberland County Credit Union Ramblers Midget A girls hockey team didn’t repeat as provincial champions last weekend at Amherst Stadium.

“The girls were pretty disappointed because they would have liked to have won again this year,” Midget A coach, Kathleen Johnson, said. “But there’s no shame in a three-way tie in the round-robin, it’s just too bad our points didn’t help us out a little better.”

Cumberland County went into the final game against the Western Valley Vixens with a chance to make it into the championship game if they kept their goals-for up, and their goals-against down, but their 4-1 win wasn’t enough to make the jump into the final.

Johnson said she’s very happy with how the girls played.

The Ramblers lost their first game 4-0 to Cole Harbour, beat Cape Breton County in their second game by a score of 4-3, and then beat the Glace Bay Miners 3-1 in their third game.

Three veterans, Jenna Gogan Emily Wainwright and goaltender Michelle Anderson are wrapping up the hockey careers after this year.

Organizations: Cumberland County Credit Union Ramblers Midget

Geographic location: Amherst Stadium, Cumberland County, Cape Breton County Glace Bay

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