Sports

Phantom off to nationals after grounding Rockets in finals

Langley
Langley's Chelsea Wilson opened the scoring in the Fraser Valley Phantoms 2-0 victory over the Thompson Okanagan Rockets at the Langley Sportsplex. The Phantom won game two 1-0 to advance to the 2014 Esso Cup.
— image credit: Alyssa O'Dell/Langley Times

For the third straight year, the Fraser Valley Phantoms are the league champions.

The Phantoms, who are made up of players from around the Lower Mainland, captured the B.C. Female Midget AAA title over the Thompson Okanagan Rockets.

The teams were playing a best-of-three series at Langley Sportsplex with the Phantoms winning 2-0 on Friday and 1-0 on Saturday.

Langley’s Chelsea Wilson opened the scoring in game one while Kaely McMurty (Port Coquitlam) had the second goal.

Game two’s lone goal was a power-play tally from Kirsten Martin (Rosedale).

Goaltender Valencia Yordanov pitched shutouts in both games.

The Phantoms, who were 22-1-7 during the regular season, advance to the 2014 Esso Cup to crown the national championship.

The tournament will be held in Stoney Creek, Ont. from April 20 to 23.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Knights set to host Canucks alumni in charity fundraiser
 
A look at 10 memorable Canadian sports stories
 
Food scraps to be banned from garbage cans Jan. 1
Hall calls for Pells
 
Gold, silver, bronze for ’Cats
 
Langley Secondary School closure considered
Hawks anxious for the Christmas break
 
NHL: For the Canucks, Chaos is a Ladder
 
Site C dam construction to start next summer

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.