Rockets, Wildcats face off for female AAA midget crown

The Thompson Okanagan Female Midget AAA Rockets will continue its pursuit of the provincial hockey female AAA championship

The Thompson Okanagan Female Midget AAA Rockets will continue its pursuit of the provincial hockey female AAA championship. The Rockets battled hard against the Prince George Cougars over the weekend taking the best-of-three series 2-1. After winning Game 1 3-1 then losing Game 2, 4-3, the Rockets bounced back to win 2-1.

The Rockets come out strong and Colby Williams (assist Steph Schaupmeyer) scored the first goal with a minute remaining in the first period.  A second goal came at the start of the second period from Steph Schaupmeyer (assist Williams/Shylah Gibb).  The Cougars were able to get one goal past the Rockets netminder but Tara Bouvette didn’t let anything else past her.

The Rockets will face the Kootenay Wildcats in a best-of-three series with the winner being crowned BC Hockey Female Midget AAA champions.  Games will be played in Rutland West on March 25 at 7:30 p.m., Rutland West on March 26 at 8:30 p.m. and if necessary on March 27 at 5 p.m. in Rutland East.