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Bantam ‘A’ female Bulldogs capture SEDMHA bronze

Posted on December 14, 2017


The Antigonish Bantam ‘A’ female Bulldogs, including Alexis MacDougall (back, left), Isabel Lawrence, Mairinn Kennedy, Danielle Waterman, Megan Liengme, Allie Gilfoy, Maddy Fraser (middle, left), Jia Rennie, Caley Connors (front, left), Lauren Starzomski and Maggie Broussard, captured bronze last month at the SEDMHA tournament. Their coaches are Kevin Starzomski and Kevin Gilfoy. Contributed

Despite having a short bench, the hard-working Antigonish Bantam ‘A’ female Bulldogs skated to a bronze medal at the recent SEDMHA hockey tournament.
They made it to semi-final play with only nine skaters and one goaltender, after an injury to one player.
Player of the game Allie Gilfoy notched a hat-trick as the Bulldogs opened the tournament with a 3-1 victory over Western Riptide.
Gilfoy tallied another three goals, while player of the game Isabel Lawrence added a single marker, in the Bulldogs 4-1 win over Metro East Inferno Gold.
Danielle Waterman was the player of the game for Antigonish in a 2-1 loss to Cape Breton West, with Gilfoy supplying both Bulldog goals.
Gilfoy scored twice and Maddy Fraser garnered player of the game in a 2-1 over the Pictou Subway Selects.
In a 2-0 semi-final loss to Cape Breton West, Gilfoy received top player honours.

Undefeated season
The Antigonish Bantam ‘A’ Bulldogs remained undefeated in league action, after a recent win and a tie.
At the Antigonish Arena, Jesse MacDonald and Kieran MacDonald scored in a 2-1 victory over the Brookfield Elks.
In a 1-1 tie with the same opponent, Brennan MacDonald scored his team-leading fourth goal for Antigonish.
As of Dec. 6, the Bulldogs led the Fundy-Highland League standings with four wins and 11 points.
In Bantam ‘A’ female action, the Bulldogs dropped a 3-2 decision to the Subway Selects in Pictou.

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