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Lightning strikes at Abbotsford Icebreaker tournament
Some lights-out goaltending from the tandem of Sherri Brake and Kylie Mebs helped the Langley Lightning shoot down all challengers.
The Langley Girls Ice Hockey Association peewee C hockey club was a perfect 5-0 at the Abbotsford Icebreaker tournament over the weekend. It was held at the MSA Arena and the Abbotsford Recreation Centre.
The Lightning allowed a total of just four goals over the five games, including none in the two playoff games.
In the championship final, Langley beat Chilliwack 2-0.
They also defeated Kamloops 5-0 in the semifinals, while their round robin scores were 3-2 over Chilliwack, 4-1 over Surrey and 7-1 against Penticton.
Prior to winning this event,the Lightning placed third at the LGIHA Angels on Ice tournament, which was held at Sportspex and Twin Rinks.
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Langley peewee Lightning’s Shaylyn Campbell (right) battles for the puck at Langley Twin Rinks with a member of the North Shore Avalanche during the Langley Girls Ice Hockey Association Angels on Ice hockey tournament recently. The Lightning finished third in their division. Campbell, Kate May and Emily Yeomens earned player of the game honours.
The team consists of Halley Berwick, Sherri Brake, Keira Brawdy, Shaylyn Campbell, Melissa Cartwright, Kate Dolinski, Jessica Douglas, Chloe Jahn, Kate May, Brooke Saunders, Cassidy Suidy, Abbey Thomasson, Emily Yeomans and Kylie Mebs. The coaches are John Campbell, John Yeomans, Steve Berwick and Chris Brawdy.