Petite Thunder Win Bronze

Chatham Thunder

The Petite Chatham Thunder won a provincial bronze over the weekend – Contributed Photo

The Chatham Thunder Provincial Petite U12 ‘A’ team fought hard this past weekend to come home with bronze medals in the Bennett Division of the U12 Provincial event held in Oshawa, Ontario.

The Thunder battled hard against the Nepean Ravens in the semi-final Sunday. The game between these two evenly matched teams, was close the entire time. Nepean scored early in the first but Chatham refused to go down without a fight. The Ravens’ strong stick checking and relentless play ultimately proved to be too much for the tired Chatham team and the Ravens won 2-1. Chatham’s lone goal was scored by Chloe Crone assisted by Rosie Warner and Natasha Anderson.

The Under-12 Provincial Petites finished with a 3-2 record in the round robin play of the tournament. Avery Haines was excellent between the pipes all weekend long.

The Thunder began pool play with a 4-1 loss over the Nepean Ravens. Leah Thompson scored Chatham’s only goal assisted by Emilie Newman.

The Thunder came back roaring in their second game versus the Forest Extreme outscoring their opponents 4-2. Thompson (2) and Anderson (2) lead the charge. Anderson, Newman, Hannah McLeod, Chloe Crone and Gloria Koning assisted on the goals.

The lone game Friday saw Chatham face their season rivals the Dorchester Dragons. The Thunder scored early and never looked back easily defeating their opponents 4-1. Koning scored a pair with Thompson and Anderson each chipping in one apiece. Newman, Thompson, Anderson and Kaitlyn Sammon assisted on the goals.

Chatham posted a 4-2 win over the Timmins Tornadoes in the first game of the day Saturday. Sammon (2), Newman and Thompson, and Newman scored. Newman, Thompson and Koning had the helpers.

The final game in round-robin play saw the Thunder go down to the Richmond Hill Lightning in 2-1 loss. Koning scored Chatham’s lone goal assisted by McLeod.

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