Peewee Chatham Outlaws Win Bronze In Overtime Thriller

Chatham Outlaws OWHA

The Chatham Outlaws Peewee ‘A’ team won an OWHA provincial bronze medal this weekend – Contributed Photo

The Peewee A Chatham Outlaws played in the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association provincial tournament in Toronto, Ontario this past weekend, bringing home a gold medal after an incredible win in the sixth overtime period of the bronze medal game.

Chatham opened the tournament with a 1-0 win over the Brantford Ice Cats. Hailey McMahon had the lone goal assisted by Emma Doom. Jessie McPherson earned the shut out in goal.

In game number two on Friday the Outlaws faced the Aurora Panthers which resulted in a 0-0 tie. Elizabeth Elders earned the shutout.

Saturday Morning, the Peewee A Chatham Outlaws played the Brampton Canadettes and secured first place in their Pool with a 2-0 win. This win advanced the Outlaws straight to the quarter finals Saturday night. Reese Parks had both goals assisted by Camille Blain, Allison Shaw, and Courtney Légère. Jessie McPherson had the shutout again.

A 3-0 win over the Etobicoke Dolphins in the quarter final round advanced the Outlaws to the Semi Finals. Camille Blain had 2 goals assisted by Reese Parks and Allison Shaw. A perfect pass from Hunter Twigg to Jocelyn Maryschak sealed the win with an empty net goal.

The Outlaws battled the North Bay Ice Boltz Sunday morning in the semi, but unfortunately came up short with a 2-1 loss. Courtney Légère scored the lone Chatham goal assisted by Reese Parks and Laura Germani. The Outlaws advanced to the Bronze Medal game Sunday afternoon.

The Outlaws faced the Saugeen Maitland Lightening in the bronze medal game. Saugeen scored twice in the first period to put Chatham down, but the Outlaws would claw back. Chatham never gave up and Camille Blain scored 4 minutes into the third assisted by Allison Shaw and Reese Parks to start the comeback. With only 3.8 seconds left on the clock, a face off in Saugeen’s end from Parks to Sophie Maine saw the Outlaws tie the game and send it into overtime. The game proceeded to go into 6 over time periods with Hailey McMahon scoring the game winner.

Strong and solid defensive play from Carly Bélanger, Olivia Caines, Emily Arn and Sophie Maine was an important part of the team’s success this weekend.

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