back on the ice
Sunsets, Fury in
Express Staff Writer
for ice hockey, the Sun Valley Sunsets and Fury women’s teams whetted
their appetites at the Boise Halloween Hockey Tournament at Ice World in
Boise, Oct. 25-27.
field of 10 teams, the Sunsets skated to second place. Fury finished
assistant coach Wendy Speth said, "We played solid, fundamental
hockey with a lot of good teamwork."
Sunsets lone blemish on the weekend was a 4-2 loss to the Boise Blades
in the championship game. The Sunsets out-shot Boise 12-9 and rang the
post several times.
couldn’t buy a goal. It was frustrating," Speth said.
first period, Edith Iler scored off a pass from Christl Holzl and Sarah
Benson to put the Sunsets on the scoreboard. Boise scored twice in the
second and once in the third for a 3-1 advantage.
Peterson converted (Holzl/Sheila Naghsh) to cut the lead to two goals,
but time ran out on the Sunsets’ bid.
Sunday morning, the Sunsets blanked the Fury 6-0.
landing in the loss column, Fury forward Dotty Sarchett was upbeat.
"We surprised ourselves. We hung with them," Sarchett said.
Sunsets (4-1) and goalie Karen Morrison shut out every team they played
and outshot opponents 125-35. Sun Valley tied Boise Blades 0-0 and
blanked Salt Lake 7-0, Jackson Hole 5-0 and Fury 6-0.
Holzl led the Sunsets with 4 goals and 4 assists.
Weekes 3/4, Sheila Naghsh 1/4, Nicole Perkins 4/0, Jini Griffith 2/2,
Sarah Benson 0/4, Larsen Peterson 1/2, Edith Iler 1/2, Jennifer Embree
1/2, Tizz Miller 2/0, Michele Hampton 1/1 and Kris Miller 0/1.
named defenseman Sarah Benson the MVP.
went 2-2 with opening round wins over the Boise Bombshells 3-0 and
Jackson Hole Venom 1-0.
scored a hat trick against Boise with assists from Jeannie Kiel, Nicky
Ellsbree and Lolly Greeninger. Greeninger netted the game-winner against
Jackson from Kiel and Sarchett. Provo bested the Fury 5-0. The team was
ably coached by Dave Brown.