Strong play by female Bulldog teams
In recent local female minor hockey action, the pee wee ‘A’ Bulldogs scored a pair of victories, including a 5-3 victory over the Cape Breton Blizzard Oct. 27.
Aylee Glenn recorded the hat-trick for the Bulldogs in the win with Laci Boyd and Jenna Beaton supplying the other Antigonish goals.
The Blizzard rebounded to secure a 4-3 win later in the day. Glenn scored two more for the Bulldogs with Brooklyn Chisholm also finding the back of the net.
The pee wee ‘A’ Bulldogs’ second win on the weekend was a 4-1 victory over the Colchester Cyclones with Glenn scoring twice and singles by Beaton and Abby Pino.
The bantam ‘A’ Bulldogs also netted a couple of victories over the same weekend, starting with a 6-2 win versus Metro East Inferno Red, Saturday in Antigonish.
Scoring for Antigonish was Julia Macdonald with two goals and Jaelyn Rovers, Brooklyn Carter, Lauren Starzomski and Mairynn Kennedy with one each.
On Sunday, the team recorded a 3-0 shutout victory over the Pictou Selects, in Pictou. Starzomski along with Brooklyn Carter and Isabelle Lawrence handled the scoring for the Bulldogs while Gracie Chisholm earned the shutout in goal for Antigonish.
The Pictou bantam ‘AA’ Subway Selects came up a goal short from running the table at the Female Subway Cup Hockey Tournament, held in Pictou County over the weekend.
The Selects were edged by tournament champions Western Phantoms, from New Brunswick, in the bantam ‘AA’ division final 1-0.
The Selects advanced to the final with a 4-1 semi-final win over Metro West Blue. Erin Macneil, Jaylen Langille, Olivia Fitt and Bree Macpherson scored for the Selects.
Megan Smith and Willa Evans provided assists. Winning goaltender was Gabby Arsenault.
The Selects had a perfect 4-0 record in round robin play.
Game one saw the Selects beat Western Wind, from P.E.I., 2-0.
Baillie Griffon and Julia Mac Donald were the scorers with assists from Emily Hart and Kenzie Greencorn. Arsenault provided the shutout. Game two was also a 2-0 victory against Central Storm, also from P.E.I.
Fitt scored both goals for the Selects with assists from Smith and Macneil on both Fitt goals. Arsenault recorded the shutout.
Game three saw Fitt tip in a Sarah Fraser’s point shot as the Selects edged Newbridge Academy 1-0. Arsenault secured the shutout.
Game four saw the Selects edge Cape Breton Blizzard 1-0. Langille scored the only goal with help from Fitt and Josie Dunn. Arsenault, once again, provided shutout goaltending.