Gold for U12-McKnight in Mitchell Tournament, News (Richmond Hill Ringette)

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Gold for U12-McKnight in Mitchell Tournament
Submitted By Scott Thompson on Tuesday, December 1, 2015
The U12-McKnight team went undefeated in winning gold at the 32 Annual Mitchell Ringette tournament this past weekend. The Lightning opened the tournament with a 7-1 win over the London Lynx with Jenna Marchand and Megan Brown leading the way with a pair of goals each with singles from Sabina Roua, Eva Long, and Natasha Willi. 

The team followed with a 7-5 victory over host Mitchell with Marchand continuing to hold the hot hand netting another pair of goals. Willi also found the back of the net twice in the match over Mitchell. In their next outing the Lightning defeated London-F 5-3 with a balanced attack where 5 different Lightning players bulged the twine. The gold medal final was a rematch with London-F where it was Willi yielding the hot stick as she netted a hat trick with Roua potting a pair and Sydney Nobes and Tayah McGraw adding singles as the took gold with a 7-4 victory.

Also playing in the Mitchell tournament was the U10-Applebaum team who opened with a tough 12-7 loss to Ayr; however they quickly put that start behind them by winning the remainder of their round robin games to earn a rematch with Ayr in the gold medal final. The Lightning gave Ayr all the opposition they could handle but in the end Ayr took the match 6-4 to relegate the Lightning as Silver Medalists. Sabah Esmail led the attack with a goal and 2 assists, with Cookie Liu, Kam Vundemodalu, and Hannah Zare netting the other Lightning goals in the final.

In other ringette action, the U9-Price team was downed by Sunderland 8-1. The U10-Ianni/Weaver team dropped the first of two weekend road games 9-3 to the Markham Bears despite some amazing saves by Angelina Di Tacchio who was making her debut in net. The team rebounded nicely with an 8-5 victory over the Burlington Blast. Isabel Ianni kept a potent Burlington offense at bay in net with defensive help from Agnes Laliberte, Mia Leroux, Sophia Damien and Zoey Sconci.  Vanessa Kernohan, Angelina Di Tacchio and Quinn Mortensen controlled the neutral zone while Sophia Laliberte and Hannah Weaver each recorded hat tricks with Meghan Cizmar and Shannon Braund adding singles.

The U12-Harling team split a pair of weekend games dropping a hard fought 8-7 decision to the Oshawa Storm. Ashelle Adams recorded her first ever hat trick; Marlee Wilks had a goal and 3 assists; Caelynn Wiseman and Michelle Pham each had a goal and an assist; Alexa Togneri rounded out the goal scoring with Victoria Harling setting up 2 of the goals and Violet Meadows another. Things looked bad in their second game where they found themselves down 3-0 to Mississauga at the half, but the girls kept working hard and fought back eventually tying the score with 1:30 remaining before netting the winner with less than 30 seconds left on the clock. Leading the attack was Alexa and Caelynn with 2 goals and an assist each; Marlee a goal and assist; Michelle 2 assists; and Chelsea Laughlin an assist.

The U12P-Ianni team got hat trick performances from Taryn Joy and Makayla Nunno in an 11-1 drubbing of the Markham Bears. The U14A-Chamandy team split their home-and-home series with the Cambridge Turbos dropping a 7-4 decision in Cambridge before posting a 7-5 win at home. The U14AA-West team dropped a close 5-3 decision on the road to the Waterloo Wildfire.

The U14B-Mews team got past the Pickering Shooting Stars 7-6 for their fifth win of the season. Matangy Kanesamoorthy netted a pair of goals with singles coming from Vianna Tsiolis, Mary Batthish, Kailey Howell, Kaitlyn Han and Madeline Diecidue. Emma Di Pietro provided another strong showing in net.

The U16A-Roman team got a 4-1 road win over the St. Catherine’s Comets. The U16AA-Sarjeant Squad had a very successful weekend taking 5 of 6 points. They opened the weekend with a 4-3 win over the Elora-Fergus Edge 4-3 thanks to solid goaltending from Victoria Gosio who shut down the Edge in the second half.  They took down the Cambridge Turbos 6-4 thanks to a hat trick from Jada Laliberte; with Katie Vandeloo netting a pair and Nadia Mattucci rounding out the scoring with Rachel Dickie adding 2 assists. Victoria Gosio had another strong outing as the team skated to a 3-3 tie with the London Lynx. Both Laura Hanley and Rachel Dickie had two point performances.

The U16B-Thompson team followed up their gold medal performance a week earlier with a solid 7-0 win over Sunderland. Vivian Araujo potted a pair of goals, with Julia Turner, Alessandra Tuzi, Jocelyn Langlois, Kylie Thompson and Lina Kohandani adding singles. Jordan Ho got the shut out in net.

The U19A-File team took down Oshawa 6-2 before settling for a 3-3 tie with the Newmarket Rays. The U19AA-Sandercock team went 1-1-1 in their weekend games when they opened with a 4-4 tie at home against Cambridge in a game where Shelby Byers got a hat trick and the net minding duties were shared between Christina Mongillo and Jennifer Hearn. Madison Sandercock got the other goal. Cambridge hosted the Lightning the following day and skated away with a 4-3 victory. The Lightning rebounded quickly with a 5-3 victory over the Exeter Seaforth Explosion. Brianne Paterson recorded the hat trick with Lauryn Hobson, and Stephanie Mills adding singles. Jennifer Hearn was solid in net in securing the win.

In Open-A Lightning team split a pair of home-and-home games with the Markham Bears. In Markham the Lightning fell behind 3-0 in the first half before Lightning net minder Stephanie Graham stopped a penalty shot that provided her team with some much needed spark. The Lightning controlled the second half but fell short in dropping a 3-2 decision to the Bears. Returning home, the Lightning turned the tables skating away with a 5-3 victory thanks to a 3 goal performance from Courtney Gibson with singles from Nicole Morris and Sarah Ianni. The NRL Lightning dropped a 6-2 decision to the Waterloo Wildfire.
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