|Jaime Vickers, Marlee Schofield, Erin Moody, Olivia Buggie|
The first ever Blackville School Senior Girls Hockey team hit the ice at the Tom Donovan Arena in Renous.
They players took on the Polyvalente Roland-Pepin Predateurs (PRP - Campbellton) in an exhibition game. Our girls came out firing and ready to go, wanting to put on a good show for the hometown crowd.
As per usual, the Eagles did not disappoint. A well rounded BHS team showed up and downed PRP 11-3.
Erin Moody lead the way with 4 goals and 3 assists. Jayna Brennan followed behind her with 3 goals and 1 assist; Jaime Vickers had 1 goal and 4 assists; Amber Walls had 1 goal and 2 assists; Abby Donovan had 1 goal and 1 assist; Olivia Buggie had 1 goal while K.C. Hallihan picked up 3 assist; Hayley Underhill picked up 2 assists and Marlee Schofield and Kensen Brennan each had one assist. Helena Arbeau gained her first ever win in net.
Senior Amber Walls scored the historic first ever goal for the team. Walls scored on a nice shot on net late in her shift, during the last few minutes of the first period; Abby Donovan and K.C. Hallihan were awarded the assists on the goal. Sophmore Jayna Brennan followed right behind Walls, scoring less than a minute later, Jaime Vickers and Erin Moody with the assists.
A fast paced second period set the tone for the remainder of the game. Senior Erin Moody scored 2 quick goals off of the face-off, 20 seconds apart; the 2nd goal being the game winning goal. Hayley Underhill and Marlee Schofield were awarded the assists. Jayna Brennan followed in Moody's footsteps, scoring 2 quick goals, each just one minute apart. K.C. Hallihan was awarded the assist on Brennan's 2nd of the night, while Moody and Vickers assisted Brennan's 3rd goal.
PRP came back scoring 2 goals before the 2nd period was over. Moody immediately answered back, sniping a beautiful goal with less than 4 minutes to go in the 2nd period. Jaime Vickers and Jayna Brennan assisted on Moody's great efforts. The girls headed to the dressing room with a 7-2 lead after 2 periods of play.
The show was not yet over for our Eagles; Jaime Vickers scored a goal off of a pass from Moody; Olivia Buggie scored off of a feed from K.C. Hallihan; Abby Donovan's shot passed the Predateurs net-minder with assists from Amber Walls and Hayley Underhill. Erin Moody ended the scoring with 21 seconds left in the 3rd, sniping a beauty of a goal from inside the slot on a great pass from Jaime Vickers and Kensen Brennan. Helena Arbeau's fantastic efforts in net helped the Eagles with the Sunday night win.
The Senior Girls return to action for their Home-Opener of the regular season on Sunday November 12, at 2:30 at the Tom Donovan Arena against WAL (Tracadie). Come out and catch some great hockey action.
By Marlee Schofield and Daniel Richard