Blueliner Hailey Noronha got the game-winning goal for Ontario Blue, while
Paige Horton, Krista Yip-Chuck and Brooke Webster also scored Sunday, en route to their team’s first-ever
gold medal at the National Women’s Under’18 Championship at the EnCana Events Centre.
British Columbia battled hard, with Hannah Miller and Leah Lum both scoring, but Ontario Red came back
with a vengeance, with Kristyn Capizzano getting one and Sarah Nurse notching the tying and game-winning
goals to win 3-2 for the bronze medal Sunday at U18s nationals.
Defenceman Larissa Martyniuk contributed a couple of markers to the scoreboard, while Halli Krzyzaniak and
Danielle Krzyszczyk also scored, to help earn Manitoba a spot in the gold medal game at the National Women’s
Under-18 Championship for its first time in history.
Seven different players scored, including Taylor Accursi who also contributed an assist, in Ontario Blue’s
big 7-1 win over Ontario Red in the second semifinal Saturday on the EnCana Events Centre ice, at the 2012
National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Dawson Creek.
3 STARS OF THE DAY
IN DAWSON CREEK
Who is standing out on the ice at the EnCana Events Centre in Dawson Creek? Check out the top three
players of the day throughout the 2012 National Women’s Under-18 Championship right here at
www.HockeyCanada.ca. » more
BRITISH COLUMBIA THE
FEMALE HOCKEY PLACE TO BE
B.C. has hosted the National Women’s U18 Championship not once, but four of
eight times the tournament has been held, and in April 2013 will welcome the 2013 Esso Cup, Canada’s National
Female Midget Championship, to Burnaby. Talk about the place to be for female hockey. » more
For more information: Ryan Robins Manager, Marketing Services and Events | Responsable, événements spéciaux et internationaux