submitted by Rob Davidson
The Saugeen Maitland Lightning Midget AA picked up the bronze
medal when they beat Toronto Leaside 5-2 in the Lower Lakes Championships this
The Lightning got off to a slow start, losing 3-0 to the high powered and eventual gold medal winners, Toronto Aeros. In game two, Saugeen outshot Oakville 29-16 but were edged 1-0. The Lightning finally found their scoring touch when they tied Leaside 3-3 in their final round robin match.
Scoring on the weekend was Hannah Davidson with a hat trick in the medal game while singles went to Stacie Vink, Kelly Gribbons, Brittany Butcher, Laura Irwin and Sara Gossell. Assists were awarded to Brittany Butcher (3), Kelly Gribbons (2), Stacie Vink (2), Dollee Meigs (2) and Lindsay Dales.
The Lightning will be playing in the Provincial Championships on the April 13 - 15th weekend in Vaughan.