Team Shock earns B.C. ringette silver

The Shock trailed by four early in the final, and despite a valiant comeback attempt, fell 6-4 to Prince George and took silver.

Team Shock of the Port Coquitlam-Ridge Meadows Ringette Association took silver at the provincial B championships, March 11-13 in North Vancouver.

“The tournament was hard fought by all teams and was a great end to an amazing season,” said head coach Roy Savage.

Team Shock opened with a 1-0 win over Delta, followed by a tough 4-2 loss to Prince George.

The girls came back fighting and next pulled off a 2-0 win against Delta, then batted Prince George again to a 6-6 draw.

The Shock trailed by four early in the final, and despite a valiant comeback attempt, fell 6-4 to Prince George and took silver.

“The team really came together and focused on a common goal, which led to some of our best played games this season,” Savage said. “I am very proud to have coached such a great group of kids and to have had the chance to watch them all grow as athletes.”

Members of the Shock: Chaska Vilchez, Emily Christensen, Rachel Doyle, Michealla Maggio, Taylor Gates, Tasia Dodman, Deborah Berman, Sierra Olson, Leah Berman, Kayla Savage, Racheal Graham, Sonya Reiners, Cassidy Ewart, Carlie Graham, Gena Desjarden, Bentley Ghioda and Erin Dinning.

Allyson Epp and Natasha Twerksky were assistant coaches.