FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MID ISLE WILDCATS OFF TO HOT START AT 2016 ATLANTIC BANTAM FEMALE HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP
LIVERPOOL, N.S. – The Mid Isle Wildcats are a perfect 2-0 after beginning the 2016 Atlantic Bantam Female Hockey Championship with the heaviest workload.
The Hockey PEI representatives were the only team to play twice on opening day of the 2016 Female Bantam Atlantic championship taking place at the Queens Place Emera Centre in Liverpool, N.S. this week. The event began today and continues until Sunday.
In their first match-up, the Wildcats defeated the Hockey Nova Scotia champion Cole Harbour Wings 3-2.
Mid Isle followed up the victory with a 3-0 shutout win over the host Western Riptide.
In the only other match-up of the day, the Moncton Rockets (Hockey New Brunswick) topped the Central Icepak (Hockey NL) 8-1.
The action gets underway again tomorrow at 10 a.m. when the Moncton Rockets take on the Cole Harbour Wings.
Our partners at Bell Aliant TV1 are webcasting each and every game from the event. To view those games, please visit http://tv1.ca/7o7sex8.
For more information on the 2016 Atlantic Bantam Female Hockey Championship, please visit the official tournament website at http://atlanticshockey.weebly.com/. You can also keep up to date with the latest news from the Atlantic championship by following @westernriptide on Twitter.
Game 1: Mid Isle Wildcats (HPEI) 3 vs Cole Harbour Wings (HNS) 2
Players of the Game: Ellen Laurence (Cole Harbour Wings); Lexie Murphy (Mid Isle Wildcats)
Game 2: Moncton Rockets (HNB) 8 vs Central Icepak (HNL) 1
Players of the Game: Mireille Martin (Moncton Rockets); Kendra John (Central Icepak)
Game 3: Mid Isle Wildcats (HPEI) 3 vs Western Riptide (Host) 0
Players of the Game: Keiran Andrews (Mid Isle Wildcats); Kristen McNeil (Western Riptide)
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Communications and Special Events Director
Hockey Nova Scotia
7 Mellor Avenue Unit 17
Dartmouth, NS B3B 0E8
902.454.9400 ext. 223 (p)