Game Summary
Alberta  2 -  Manitoba  7
 

GOALS COME ‘NATURAL’ FOR BESTLAND IN MANITOBA WIN

Christine Bestland scored a natural hat trick, including the game-winner midway through the second period, and finished with four goals as Manitoba topped Alberta 7-2 on Thursday afternoon at the National Women’s Under-18 Championship.

Bestland – who picked up Player of the Game honours – scored her first goal at the 9:13 mark of the middle frame, less than four minutes after Saige Pacholok had pulled Alberta even at 2-2, and added goals at 12:57 of the second period and 0:49 and 9:59 of the third period as Manitoba (1-1) got back to the .500 mark at this year’s U18 Women’s Nationals.

Breann Frykas scored twice and Bailey Bram rounded out the scoring in the Manitoba win, which set up a crucial game against Ontario Red on Friday night, in what has the potential to be one of the classic games of the tournament.

Player of the Game Kendice Ogilvie joined Pacholok on the scoresheet for Alberta (0-2), who are still alive in the chase for a Saturday semi-final spot. They wrap up their round robin against Saskatchewan on Friday morning (10:00 a.m.).

 

Game Information
Game Number Round Preliminary
Arena Kitchener Memorial Auditorium City, Country Kitchener, Ont., Canada
Month / Day / Year 11/08/2007 Time (local) 04:00 PM
Attendance Game Status Final

Box Score   1     2     3   Total
Alberta (AB) 1 1 0 2
Manitoba (MB) 2 2 3 7
Goals/Penalties
First Period
Goals:
   01:43 MB 9 Breann Frykas (18 Katie Wilson)
   10:44 MB 9 Breann Frykas
   16:36 AB 4 Kendice Ogilvie (10 Stephanie Gavronsky, 5 Karla Bourke) PP

Penalties:
   02:11 AB 3 Melissa Zubick (Roughing)
   05:14 MB 4 Kylie Klassen (Tripping)
   08:29 MB 9 Breann Frykas (Interference)
   11:47 AB 2 Samantha Watt (Holding)
   15:32 MB 2 Brittany Hergesheimer (Bodychecking)
   18:05 MB 7 Bailey Bram (Bodychecking)

Second Period
Goals:
   05:54 AB 16 Saige Pacholok (20 Meghan Omand, 17 Reagan Fischer) PP
   09:14 MB 20 Christine Bestland (18 Katie Wilson, 5 Nellie Minshull)
   12:57 MB 20 Christine Bestland SH

Penalties:
   00:31 MB 8 Rebecca Hewett (Tripping)
   04:07 MB 3 Brandi Pollock (Interference)
   04:42 MB 16 Chelsea Karpenko (Tripping)
   06:47 AB 6 Hailey Wood (Interference)
   12:11 MB 18 Katie Wilson (Holding)
   13:40 AB 2 Samantha Watt (Hooking)
   16:09 MB 5 Nellie Minshull (Interference)
   18:06 MB 16 Chelsea Karpenko (Hooking)

Third Period
Goals:
   00:49 MB 20 Christine Bestland (9 Breann Frykas)
   09:59 MB 20 Christine Bestland (14 Brittany Phillips, 11 Caitlin MacDonald)
   13:59 MB 7 Bailey Bram (16 Chelsea Karpenko, 3 Brandi Pollock) PP

Penalties:
   04:15 AB 16 Saige Pacholok (Holding)
   09:15 MB 3 Brandi Pollock (Holding)
   13:43 AB 4 Kendice Ogilvie (Bodychecking)
   19:35 AB 17 Reagan Fischer (Bodychecking)


Goaltenders
Alberta
1 Alana McElhinney On 1/00:00   Off 3/09:59
31 Kanesa Shwetz On 3/10:00   Off 3/20:00
Manitoba
1 Delayne Brian On 1/00:00   Off 3/20:00

Shots on Goal   1     2     3   Total
Alberta 16 12 4 32
Manitoba 13 8 20 41

Player of Game
Alberta 4 Kendice Ogilvie
Manitoba 20 Christine Bestland
Officials
Referee Maryanne Gage
Lines People Alison Smith, Ashley Desjardins