Lakers fifth in Brampton

The Thompson Okanagan Midget Female AAA Lakers placed fifth in the 2 Nations Cup in Brampton, Ont.

Morning Star Staff

The Thompson Okanagan Midget Female AAA Lakers placed fifth in the 2 Nations Cup in Brampton, Ont. last weekend.

The Lakers tied the Brampton Canadettes 1-1 in their playoff game with  Brenna Hannon getting the goal. Kendra Woodland was in net.

Jenna Fletcher (Vernon), Julianne Nelson, and Elizabeth Klimm supplied the goals in a 3-2 opening win over the Lansing Spartans of Michigan. Sydney Carter was in net.

Game 2 saw the Lakers bow 2-0 to the  Mississauga Chiefs.

Nelson pulled the hat trick as the Lakers iced the Wisconsin Capitals 3-1, while Mairyn Tucker of Armstrong and Kendall Fitzgerald converted in a 2-0 win over the Chicago Fury.

Anne Cherkowski of Vernon had a clutch assist in preliminary play.

The Lakers will be selling raffle tickets at the Vipers-Penticton Vees B.C. Hockey League Tuesday night. Samantha Head and Grace Laine, both of Vernon, are also on the Laker roster.

Prizes include two Westjet flights anywhere in their world and  two tickets to the Blackhawks-Canucks game March 27 in Vancouver.

The Lakers are third in the six-team B.C. Midget League at 11-4-3, three points back of the co-leading Greater Vancouver Comets and Northern Capitals of Prince George.

Fletcher is third in league scoring with 12 goals and 15 points. Sage Desjardins of the Caps is first with 11-12-23, followed by Elexa Pakozdy of the Comets with 12-10-22.

Riley Henderson of the Lakers is tied for sixth in scoring with five goals and 11 points.