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Two shutouts for Peewee Girls’ Jets

March 2, 2016

Never underestimate the determined.
The Leveque Brother/Rock Breaker Bancroft Peewee Girls’ Jets played two local games this past  Sunday  that seen both arenas full of fans. 
Early afternoon the Jets faced off in Minden against rival team, the Lindsay Lynx. 
First period action was back and forth on the ice until Beth Brownlee took a shot on net, putting the Jets on the scoreboard. Assists for the goal went to Peyton Armstrong and Hannah McMann. 
With the Lynx pressing hard into the second period, calm puck control was demonstrated by Jets players. Using the boards, Charity Trotter passed the puck to Emma Tidey, who then skated thru the Lindsay players, taking a shot, and banking the second goal in. 
With a 2-0 Jets advantage, third period action was fast and aggressive from both teams. 
The Leveque Brother/Rock Breaker Peewee girls focused on the main thing and kept the determination strong. Emma Neuman and Brownlee were both contributing members on Tidey’s second goal of the game. 
With the 3-0 lead, the Lynx were unable to get past Jets goaltender Courtney Semach, giving her another incredible shutout when the buzzer rang loud. 
With the win under their hats, the Jets then headed to Haliburton for game two of the day.   
The Otonabee Wolverines had game faces on, and with fresh legs were ready to force the Jets into another demanding game of hockey. 
It wasn’t long into the first period when the Leveque Brother/Rock Breaker Peewee girls proved that they were ready to play. Defense player, Ava Smith opened up the scoring with the assist going to Tidey. Minutes later, these two girls put the second tick on the board giving the Jets a 2-0 lead. 
Fans cheered loud and proud for the teams as both goaltenders put out incredible saves during the second period. 
The last 12 minutes of the game allowed coaches, parents, family, friends and fans see the determination and sportsmanship the Jets team has. 
Five goals made by Tidey, Armstrong, Elyse Ives, Smith and McMann were racked up the board quickly. Assists went to Emily Alexander, Beth Brownlee, Olivia Villamere, Peyton Armstrong, Emma Tidey, and Ava Smith. 
Congrats to the team for a 7-0 second shutout win of the day. 
The Leveque Brother/Rock Breaker Peewee Girl Jets take on a full upcoming weekend of playdown and playoff hockey with games in Bancroft, Ennismore and then in Haliburton, Sunday March 6 at 4 p.m.  where they will face the Peterborough Ice Kats. 
Submitted by Cindy Nesbitt

         

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