a strong start
competition in Boise
Valley Sunsets women’s hockey team was up to its usual tricks—and
those were no treats for other teams during last weekend’s Halloween
Hockey Festival in Boise.
(4-0-1) started the season by claiming the tournament title and a
monstrously gaudy golden trophy.
general Sun Valley pretty well outskated the other teams," head coach
Chris Benson said. "For the most part the team played well. It was a
positive way to start the season."
four-team round-robin format, Sun Valley chalked up two wins and a tie in
pool play Saturday. They beat Jackson Hole 6-1 and Boise 7-2, and tied
Salt Lake 2-2.
think they were a little tired by that third game," Benson said.
rebounded with a 4-1 victory over Boise Sunday morning to meet Jackson
Hole in the championship.
tournament’s leading scorer and game’s Most Valuable Player Wendy
Speth scored two goals in a 3-0 Sun Valley triumph.
the scoring title with seven goals and four assists. Left wing Lucy Chubb
(6 goals/4 assists) was named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament.
Karen Morrison took home Top Goalie (50 saves) honors. Game MVP’s were
Speth (twice), Chubb, Morrison and Larsen Peterson (6 assists).
scoring were Sheila Naghsh 3 goals/1 assist; Jini Griffith 1/3; Georgia
Hutchinson 2/0; Edith Iler 1/1; Julie Bell 1/1; Sarah Benson 1/0;
Christine Gould 0/1.
and Kris Miller helped round out the baby brigade.
Sun Valley Fury
Valley Fury played its way to fourth place in the seven-team B bracket at
defeated Jackson Hole 2-1 in overtime to win the consolation contest. Most
Valuable Player Jen Seiller and Nicole Perkins hooked up on the
game-winning goal. Cinda Lewis (Mia Edsall) scored during regulation.
opened with a 5-3 victory over Salt Lake, and then dropped two decisions
to Boise teams; to the Blades 2-1 and to the Bombshells 2-0.
came back to beat the Bombshells 3-1 Sunday on goals by Jeannie Kiel,
Lolly Greeninger and Lewis.
scoring—Cinda Lewis 2/1; Jen Copeland 1/2; Lolly Greeninger 2/0; Jen
Seiller 2/0; Jeannie Kiel 2/0; Nicole Perkins 1/1; Nancy Parsons-Brown
1/1; Wendy Bevins 0/1; Susanne Connor 0/1; Nicky Ellsbree 0/1; Mia Edsall
out the roster were Jenny Gatehouse and Dotty Hand. Coaches were Vilnis
Nikolaisons and Ivars Muzis.