Game Summary
Saskatchewan  3 -  British Columbia  1

 

SASKATCHEWAN BEATS B.C. FOR FIFTH PLACE

NAPANEE, ON – For the second-straight year, Team Saskatchewan has defeated Team B.C. in the fifth-place game.

Saskatchewan scored two goals in the first period en route to a 3-1 victory over B.C. on Saturday at the 2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship.

Nicole Hollingshead (Humboldt, SK/Weyburn Gold Wings, SFMAAAHL) and Erin Heinemann (North Battleford, SK/Battlefords Sharks, SFMAAAHL) scored for Saskatchewan in the first period and Jenny MacKnight (Regina, SK/Regina Rebels, SFMAAHL) added a goal in the second.

B.C.’s Kaleigh Fratkin (Burnaby, BC/Burnaby) scored the lone goal of the third, but Saskatchewan played tight defensively to hold on to the win.

Saskatchewan defeated B.C. 6-5 in overtime at the 2007 National Women’s Under-18 Championship.


Game Information
Game Number 14  Round 5th Place
Arena Strathcona Paper Centre City, Country Greater Napanee, Ont., Canada
Month / Day / Year 11/08/2008 Time (local) 01:00 PM ET
Attendance
Game Status Final

Box Score   1     2     3   Total
Saskatchewan (SK) 2 1 0 3
British Columbia (BC) 0 0 1 1
Goals/Penalties
First Period
Goals:
   10:06 SK 14 Nicole Hollingshead (7 Bailey Habscheid, 11 Shelby Nisbet) PP
   19:45 SK 10 Erin Heinemann (8 Jessica Campbell, 5 Carleen Meszaros)

Penalties:
   04:25 SK 12 Jenny MacKnight (Interference)
   08:27 BC 2 Sarah Casorso (Holding Opp. Stick)
   09:20 BC 18 Michelle Jones (Bodychecking)
   14:27 BC 5 Nikola Brown-John (Tripping)

Second Period
Goals:
   14:30 SK 12 Jenny MacKnight (4 Vanessa Fusick)

Penalties:
   03:18 BC 6 Rayna Cruickshank (Tripping)
   06:49 SK 17 Chelsey Sundby (Bodychecking)
   11:10 BC 19 Kiva Uhl (Roughing After Whistle)
   11:10 SK 6 Chantel Hildebrand (Roughing After Whistle)

Third Period
Goals:
   02:49 BC 13 Kaleigh Fratkin

Penalties:
   02:52 SK 17 Chelsey Sundby (Tripping)
   07:22 BC 19 Kiva Uhl (Interference)
   14:24 SK 2 Alexis Larson (Interference)


Goaltenders
Saskatchewan
31 Michala Jeffries On 1/00:00   Off 3/20:00
British Columbia
30 Jennifer Mallard On 1/00:00   Off 3/20:00

Shots on Goal   1     2     3   Total
Saskatchewan 17 10 4 31
British Columbia 7 15 12 34

Player of Game
Saskatchewan 31 Michala Jeffries
British Columbia 30 Jennifer Mallard
Officials
Referee Bouchard
Lines People Best, Mills
Goal Judge Clayton McEwen, Bill Lowrey