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.
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.