LEDUC – North Yellow defeated North Blue 5-2 to win the 2019 Alberta Challenge Cup.
North Yellow got on the board just under four minutes into the game on a goal by Sadie Makokis. They then rattled off three goals in the final three minutes of the second period to take a 4-0 lead into the final frame, where they would add one more.
Emerson Jarvis led the way for North Yellow with two goals, while Paige Ring added a goal and an assist, and Ainsley Mccoy-Birk scored a goal of her own. Mackenzie Dojahn and Erika Lind stopped a total of 23 shots in the victory. Maya Serdachny and Andie Hammel scored the goals for North Blue.
Earlier in the day, North Grey defeated South Green 1-0 in the B Final. South White won the C Final over South Black 5-1.
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South White 5 – South Black 1
Players of the Game: Alberta White: #18 Ayah Salem | South Black: #4 Ryann Holbein
North Grey 1 – South Green 0
Players of the Game: North Grey: #7 Raine Murdoch | South Green: #18 Leighanna Rizarri
North Yellow 5 – North Blue 2
Players of the Game: North Yellow: #17 Sophie McKinley | North Blue: #3 Shaelyn Hopkins
Alberta Built Player of the Day
The Alberta Built player of the day is the athlete who best exemplifies the qualities of an “Alberta Built” player. Alberta Built is defined as:
1 – Good person – Know who you are.
2 – Character player – Believe in yourself.
3 – Grit player – Thrive on adversity
4 – Leadership – Treat yourself & people right
5 – Standard of performance – Focused approach on process – ALWAYS COMPETE – EVERY-DAYERS