British Columbia -3 Quebec -4
by D. Lawrence
Quebec started things off early this game, taking just 64 seconds for Lisa-Marie Breton to find the back of the net. The lone assist went to Jesse Scanzano. Team B.C. tied it up at the 6:41 mark on a goal by Kobi Kawamoto from Fiona Ford and Julia Staszewski. The team from B.C. killed off a 5-3 that lasted for over a minute and just one second after the first penalty expired, Team Quebec scored while having just a single man advantage. Scoring the goal into the open side was Angela Ruggiero, unassisted. Shots on goal for the first period favoured Team Quebec as they outshot their opponents, 19-5.
In the second period, the lone marker was also a power play goal for Team Quebec. It came at the 16:43 mark and off the stick of Cathy Chartrand from Annie Desrosiers and Gina Kingsbury. Quebec once again outshot their opponents, this time by a 15-8 margin. In the third period, the teams traded goals. At the 1:52 mark, it was Jesse Scanzano picking up her second point of the game with the single assist going to Annie Desrosiers. With point two seconds left in the game, Team B.C. scored a short-handed marker when Melissa Anderson stuffed one home. An assist was picked up by Julia Staszewski.
Tending the pipes for Team Quebec was Jenny Lavigne who faced 18 shots on goal for the game while her counterpart, Jennifer Price kicked out 43.
Players of the Game:
For Quebec: Gina Kingsbury
For British Columbia: Jennifer Price.
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