Sault Shock win big in MidlandMonday, August 26, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
SAULT CIVICS SHOCK U13 GIRLS 2000 SHOCK
Civics U13 Girls Red rule Midland tournament to take the gold
SAULT STE. MARIE, ON (August 26, 2013) - For the second year in a row, the Sault Civics Shock U13 Girls Red team secured the championship title in the Midland Fusion Invitational Tournament in Midland, Michigan.
The Sault Shock competed in the U13 White division and dominated play in all games, effortlessly taking the tournament with four wins in the round robin competition.
With strong defense and goaltending, as well as relentless offense, the U13 Girls Red team scored a considerable 34 goals while only granting two to the opposition.
The Sault Shock started the tournament off with a crushing 10-1 defeat of the Farmington Fusion. Emily Weir scored three goals with singles going to Taryn Gazankas, Jenna Nanne, Makenzi Chartrand, Destiny Pine, Laura Rosso, Olivia Orazetti and Emily Scarpino.
The Shock continued their hard work in their second game against the Freeland Force by winning 6-1.
Scoring was widespread on the team with Nicole Pulente scoring two goals and singles going to Destiny Pine, Emily Scarpino, Laura Rosso and Tiffany Davies.
The final two games were played Sunday and the Shock continued to control the play with an unyielding offensive attack against the Hartland United FC advancing the team to an 11-0 win.
Makenzi Chartrand gave a stellar performance with four goals.
Raising the team’s tally were singles earned by Nicole Pulente, Jenna Nanne, Emily Scarpino, Jadyn Deschene, Destiny Pine, Sabrina Duckstein and Sidney Pigeon.
The final game was won with a 7-0 score to cement to the championship title.
Jenna Nanne scored two goals with Destiny Pine, Makenzi Chartrand, Emily Weir, Jadyn Deschene and Nicole Pulente contributing singles.
Goalkeeper, Emma Hendrie earned two shutouts in the final two games.
“The team played exceptional well in this competition. They came with the intent to repeat the championship win in their final tournament of this season,” says Coach Alison Bodnar. “It was a challenging season for them and it was great to see them dominate the opposition after all their hard work."
Team players of the U13 Sault Civics SHOCK Girls Team include Makenzi Chartrand , Tiffany Davies, Jadyn Deschene, Sabrina Duckstein, Taryn Gazankas , Kara Gruyters, Emma Hendrie , Jessica Howe, Julia Howe, Jenna Nanne, Olivia Orazietti, Sidney Pigeon ,Destinee Pine, Nicole Pulente, Laura Rosso, Emily Scarpino and Emily Weir.
Coaching staff for the team is comprised of Coach Alison Bodnar, Assistant Coaches, Mike Maione and Jessica Gillespie and Team Manager, Allyson Pulente.
“We look forward to the 2014 season and want to thank all our parents, sponsors and supporters,” says Coach Alison Bodnar. “We hope to continue this success in the 2014 season.”
About the Team
Sault Civics Girls 2000 is a competitive team for girls ages 13 and under.
The "Civics" program is designed for players wishing to develop their skills at a more competitive level.
This team represents Sault Ste. Marie in their age division in various tournaments both in Canada and the United States.
The team has played together since October of 2010.
For further information about the team visit here.