The Stettler Storm began their quest for the midget girls’ hockey provincials last Thursday with a 4-3 loss at Killam.
Killam’s Lexi Antos opened the scoring, but Stettler tied it up 17 seconds later on a Jayden Hogg goal.
Killam took the lead again, with Antos netting her second goal.
In the second period, Hogg tallied again to make it 2-2, but Killam regained command with an Amie Gartner goal.
In the third period, Antos completed her hat trick to put Killam ahead 4-2.
Stettler’s Morgan Van Dusen closed the scoring.
Next up for the girls is Game 2 of the playdowns tonight at 7:45 in Stettler.
This weekend, the Storm travel to Delburne for the Red Deer midget girls’ tournament.
In earlier action, Stettler defeated the Warburg Wolves 9-2 to wrap up their season series.
Kennidy Fisher paced the Storm with three goals, while Van Dusen added a pair. Stettler’s Sommer Bauman blocked 17 of the 19 shots she faced.