Midget girls advance to second round

The Stettler Storm midget girls played three hockey games in three days last week.

Second-round playoffs continue on Saturday

Second-round playoffs continue on Saturday

The Stettler Storm midget girls played three hockey games in three days last week.

Last Thursday, they lost 6-5 to Provost, forcing a third playoff game in that series.

Scoring for the Storm were Jessie Anderson, with two goals, Kelsie Litke, Morgan Van Dusen and Jennifer Hallett. Lindsey McKinnon stopped 24 shots for Stettler.

Friday night in Stettler, the Storm won 4-3 to take the best-of-three series 2-1.

Litke, Miranda Storch, Kierra Scollo and Kennidy Fisher scored for the Storm, and McKinnon blocked 23 shots.

On Saturday, the Storm were on the road to begin Round 2 of the league playoffs against the Cold Lake Jaguars, and Stettler prevailed 4-1.

Geri Slemp, on a power play, opened the scoring for the Storm, who also got goals from Scollo, Fisher and Kendra Rusaw. McKinnon made 16 saves for her third win in as many games.

The second-round playoff series in the North Central Minor Hockey Association continues with Cold Lake visiting Stettler on Saturday, and if needed, the Storm head to Cold Lake on Sunday.

— Submitted