Local duo help win gold at nationals

A pair of Langley ringette players helped win the gold medal.

Jennifer Wakefield had three assists and Kacy Hannesson had a goal to lead the Lower Mainland Ringette League Thunder to a 7-2 victory over the Montreal Mission in the finals of the Canadian national ringette championships. The gold medal game was on Saturday at Burnaby’s Bill Copeland Arena.

Wakefield finished tied for second in scoring at the tournament with eight goals and 14 assists in the seven games and then had six assists in the semifinals and finals. She was named a first team all-star. Hannesson had five assists during preliminary play.

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