in at Boise
cards and hockey sticks were equally dangerous weapons in the hands of the
"Funsets" womenís hockey team in Boise last weekend.
from the Fury and Sunsets hockey clubs combined to form the "Funsets."
Valley sextet took on the Boise-based Blast and Bombshells on the Idaho
Steelheads home ice at the Bank of America Centre.
That is, of
course, when they werenít clearing merchandise off of store shelves.
gave up a late goal to the Boise Blast Saturday, narrowly losing 3-2.
the slot, Georgia Hutchinson scored on a pass from Jini Griffith two
minutes into the contest. Boise equalized on the following face-off.
Liza Weekes kicked the puck to Jenni Conrad who scored for a 2-1 lead, but
Boise scored twice more in the second period and held on to the lead for a
by a poor night of sleep and plenty of caffeine, the Funsets skated with
the frenzied passion of a person at a 50 percent off sale. They busted the
Hutchinson, skating with cowboy Cody Ohlís name on the back of her
helmet, struck first, scoring the opening goal of the game unassisted.
Griffith stuffed a rebound off a crackling shot off the glass by
defenseman Sarah Benson for a 2-0 advantage.
On the teamís
third goal, Nicole Perkins carried the puck into the zone, drew the goalie
to her, and slipped a sweet pass to Conrad who went high for a 3-0 lead.
slapped home the final goal for a 4-0 victory.
skating for the Funsets were Jennifer Copeland, Jody Zarkos, Nancy
Parsons-Brown, Merri Whitehead and goalie Karen Morrison. The team was
coached by Vilnis Nikolaisons, Ivars Muzis and Chris Benson.