Midget AA Goldwings wrap up regular season title

The South East midget AA Goldwings have wrapped up top spot overall in the Saskatchewan Female Hockey League.

The Goldwings (18-2) concluded the season by sweeping the Notre Dame Hounds in a home and home. They won 5-1 in Midale Saturday and 4-0 in Wilcox the following day.

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Notre Dame opened the scoring midway through the second period of Saturday’s game. Marci LeBlanc’s power play goal with 5:13 to play in the frame tied the game.

The Goldwings scored four times in the third. Taylor Rooney gave the Goldwings a 2-1 lead 94 seconds into the third. Dalis Prawdzik extended the lead to 3-1. Karleigh MacKenzie and Kendra Kotyiak scored late in the third to finish the scoring.

Kara Zelyck stopped 15 shots in goal for the Goldwings, who outshot the Hounds 70-16.

Kaycee Mullinger and Haley Labbe scored 30 seconds apart late in the first period to give the Goldwings a 2-0 lead Sunday. Bailey Farr then scored twice, once midway through the second and  on a power play in the third.

Kiera Pittman assisted on three of the goals.

Taryn McKinney stopped nine shots for the shutout. The Goldwings outshot the Hounds 61-9.

The Goldwings finished three points ahead of the Saskatchewan Comet Impact for first place overall. They were 12 points clear of the Regina Rebels for top spot in the South Division.

The Goldwings will enjoy a first round bye. Then they will play the winner of a first round series between the Swift Current Broncos and the Notre Dame Hounds in a best-of-three South Division semifinal.

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