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HOCKEY: Waterdown shuts down Saltfleet for division-I girls hockey title

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

2016-17 Division-I Girls Hockey Champions: Waterdown WarriorsHAMILTON (February 28, 2017) – Waterdown’s Ella Nielsen recorded a shutout as the Waterdown Warriors blanked the Saltfleet Storm 3-0 to win their second straight Hamilton public school division-I girls hockey championship on Tuesday at Chedoke Twin Pad Arena.

Nielsen turned away all of Saltfleet’s scoring chances while Rachael Haunton scored what turned out to be the championship-clinching goal just one minute and 33 seconds into the game.

Emily Ooosterveld and Mackenzie Lauretti also scored while Oosterveld added an assist on the game’s final goal to give her two points.

The championship is Waterdown’s seventh girl’s hockey title.

The Warriors now represent Hamilton public at the Southern Ontario Secondary School Association (SOSSA) ‘AAA’ championship slated for Tuesday (March 7) in Grimsby, Ont. They open their quest for a berth in the provincial OFSAA championship with a 9:00am game and if successful will play again at 12:00pm in the SOSSA final. For more information on that event visit www.sossa.on.ca