On Sunday, January 22 – the female Bantam West Central Wildcats(WCW) had an important game against the Camrose Wildcats. The game was particularly important, as it came one one day after Albert’s first ever Female Hockey Day.
Many of the West Central Wildcats, which has players from all over Central Alberta, took part in the multiple events which were located in Sylvan Lake the day prior.
The WCW would open the scoring in the first period at 12:31 on a goal from Chloe Wheeler, assisted by Lillie Makinaw. The WCW would add another goal at the 14:03 mark of the second period from Zoe Dickens, assisted by Kiara Wilson. This would prove to be the deciding goal, as the WCW would go on to win 2-1 after Camrose notched their only goal of the game early in the third period.
Camrose had trouble staying out of the penalty box in this game, racking up 14 minutes in the box compared to only two from the WCW.
Shots were evenly dispersed 34-29, with WCW goaltender stopping 28 of 29.
The Wildcats next game in Sylvan Lake will be on January 29 at 5:15 p.m.