RED DEER – Day two down in the 2023 Alberta Challenge with four more games finished.
This morning saw a contest between South Green and North Grey. North Grey took the win, 4-3, with a tie-breaking goal in the last 24 seconds of play.
In the battle of northern Alberta, North Yellow narrowly defeated North Blue by a score of 3-2.
Game eight saw two southern Alberta squads face-off, with South Green winning the game 6-2 over South Black.
South White and North Blue battled hard for the final 60 minutes of the day with neither team able to pull ahead. The two tied 2-2 to finish the night on a strong note.
Saturday’s three games will wrap up round-robin play with the first game starting at 10 a.m. between North Yellow and South Green. North Yellow has a narrow one-point lead over South Green and South White going into tomorrow.
Tickets are available online or at the box office and games are livestreamed on HockeyTV.
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North Grey 4 – South Green 3
Players of the Game: North Grey: #31 Jaya Schippel | South Green: #8 Samantha Baker
North Yellow 3 – North Blue 2
Players of the Game: North Yellow: #17 Cassia Severin | North Blue: #7 Anslei Thistle
South Green 6 – South Black 2
Player of the Game: South Green: #12 Lila Deis | South Black: #4 Bianca Faso
South White 2 – North Blue 2
Player of the Game: South White: #12 Jennifer Keller | North Blue: #11 Larahya Gordey
Gatorade Alberta Built Performer of the Day –
Samantha Baker (South Green)
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:
- Good person – Know who you are.
- Character player – Believe in yourself.
- Grit player – Thrive on adversity
- Leadership – Treat yourself & people right
- Standard of performance – Focused approach on process – ALWAYS COMPETE – EVERY-DAYERS