HARDY, POTOMAK LEAD PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE TO ROMP OVER BANFF
by Tyson Giuriato
Winnipeg, Man. – Sarah Potomak (Aldergrove, Ont.) scored twice and added two assists, Danielle Hardy (Nanaimo, B.C.) netted two goals and Lauren Spring (Kelowna, B.C.) chipped in with a goal and two helpers as the Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy skated to a 9-2 win over the Banff Hockey Academy on Thursday night at the Female World Sport School Challenge in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Bridget Baker (Los Gatos, Calif.), Morgan Sakundiak (Cochrane, Alta.), Malia Schneider and Carla Goodwin (Fort St. James, B.C.) also tallied goals for the Pursuit of Excellence, who improve to 2-0-0 at the WSSC after defeating Rothesay Netherwood School earlier on Day 1.
The Pursuit of Excellence took a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes, as they got goals from Baker, Potomak and Hardy in the opening frame.
Dali Holloway (Canmore, Alta.) got Banff on the board early in the middle stanza; however, Pursuit of Excellence stormed right back and scored four unanswered goals off the sticks of Hardy, Potomak, Sakundiak and Schneider to extend their lead to 7-1. Livia Lucova (Bradejov, Slovakia) added a late goal for Banff, making it 7-2 for the Pursuit of Excellence after 40 minutes.
The Pursuit of Excellence didn’t let up in the third period, as Spring and Goodwin each found the back of the net to make it 9-2.
Halli Krzyzaniak (Neepawa, Man.) had two assists for the Pursuit of Excellence, who outshot Banff 38-8 in the game, including 31-6 over the final two periods.
The Pursuit of Excellence will look to go to 3-0-0 on Friday, as they take on Shaftesbury Hockey Academy, which won 6-2 over Banff on Day 1. Meanwhile, Banff Hockey Academy looks to hit the win column on Friday against Rothesay Netherwood School, who fell 6-0 to the Pursuit of Excellence on Thursday.
|Game Information/Renseignements sur le match|
|Game #/No. de match||6
|Arena/Aréna||IcePlex - RE/MAX Rink||Location/Lieu||Winnipeg, Man.|
|Date||Thurs. Feb. 21, 2013
||Time/Heure||07:15 PM CT
|Goals & Penalties/Buts et pénalités|
|First Period/Première période
08:02 POE 13 Bridget Baker (9 Sarah Potomak)
11:23 POE 9 Sarah Potomak (17 Lauren Spring)
19:16 POE 5 Danielle Hardy (14 Malia Schneider)
14:08 POE 9 Sarah Potomak (Bodychecking)
15:46 POE 5 Danielle Hardy (Hooking
|Second Period/Deuxième période
03:12 BHA 9 Dali Holloway (7 Janice Hoiting, 18 Alena Fiala)
08:19 POE 5 Danielle Hardy (18 Halli Krzyzaniak)
11:50 POE 9 Sarah Potomak
13:03 POE 16 Morgan Sakundiak
14:50 POE 14 Malia Schneider (18 Halli Krzyzaniak)
19:35 BHA 11 Livia Lucova (12 Alexis Westergaard)
16:47 BHA 12 Alexis Westergaard (Bodychecking)
|Third Period/Troisième période
03:07 POE 17 Lauren Spring (9 Sarah Potomak)
05:09 POE 15 Carla Goodwin (17 Lauren Spring, 3 Alexandra Larson)
06:54 POE 11 Carmen Haenggi (Tripping)
16:09 BHA 3 Tamara Greek (Roughing)
|Goaltenders/Gardien(ne)s de but|
||31 Andrea McDonald||On 1/00:00||Off 3/20:00|
||30 Jenna De Jonge||On 1/00:00||Off 3/18:41|
|Shots on Goal/Tirs au but||1||2||3||Total|
|Players of the Game/Joueur(se) du match|
|POE||9 Sarah Potomak|
|BHA||11 Livia Lucova|