LIVERPOOL, N.S. – After dropping their only game on the opening day of the 2016 Atlantic Bantam Female Hockey Championship, the Cole Harbour Wings surged up the standings today with a pair of victories on Day 2.

The Hockey Nova Scotia representatives opened the second day of the tournament with a 3-2 win over Hockey New Brunswick’s Moncton Rockets. Ellen Lawrence led the way for Cole Harbour with a pair of goals while Ava Benedict chipped in the team’s other single tally and was named player of the game.

Cole Harbour followed up their first victory of the tournament with a 5-2 win over the host Western Riptide this evening.

Please see below for a full Day 2 recap.

The action continues tomorrow at 11 a.m. when the Mid Isle Wildcats (Hockey PEI) face-off against the Central Icepak (Hockey NL).

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Game Recaps: 

Game 4: Cole Harbour Wings (HNS) 3 vs Moncton Rockets (HNB) 2

Goals: Cole Harbour – Ellen Lawrence (2), Ava Benedict; Moncton – Mireille Martin, Emily Brinston

Players of the Game: Ava Benedict (Cole Harbour Wings); Kaleigh Robertson (Moncton Rockets) 

Game 5: Central Icepak (HNL) 6 vs Western Riptide (Host) 5

Goals: Central – Jenna Dooley, Mandy Gillingham, Rachel Wellon, Jayden Oake, Shannon Ivey, Kendra John; Western – Saige Breton, Brenna Verran (2), Tia Seraphin (2)

Players of the Game: Jenna Dooley (Central Icepak); Tia Seraphin (Western Riptide) 

Game 6: Moncton Rockets (HNB) 3 vs Mid Isle Wildcats (HPEI) 2 (OT)

Goals: Moncton – Emma Bishop, Mireille Martin (2); Mid Isle – Jessica Watts, Lexie Murphy

Players of the Game: Emma Bishop (Moncton Rockets); Jessica Watts (Mid Isle Wildcats)

Game 7: Cole Harbour Wings (HNS) 5 vs Western Riptide (Host) 2

Goals: Cole Harbour – Mallory Thornhill (2), Ava Benedict (2), Chloe Dumont, Jenna Leighton; Western – Brenna Verran, Tia Seraphin

Players of the Game: Mallory Thornhill (Cole Harbour Wings); Brenna Verran (Western Riptide)



Garreth MacDonald

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Hockey Nova Scotia

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