The Kelowna U16A Elite ringette team was golden in Burnaby.                                -Image: Contributed

The Kelowna U16A Elite ringette team was golden in Burnaby. -Image: Contributed

U16 Elite goes undefeated at ringette tournamet to take top spot

The Kelowna U16A Elite went undefeated to claim top spot in their division at the Burnaby IceBreaker Tournament.

The Elite defeated the host Burnaby squad 2-1 in dramatic fashion in the gold medal final, with Geneva Wuthrich scoring the deciding goal with just 2.6 seconds left in the game.

“It was a crazy game of back and forth action,” said Kelowna head coach Todd MacMillan. “The girls battled hard throughout the long weekend and in the end we prevailed.”

The Kelowna U19A Fusion also enjoyed a strong weekend of play winning the gold medal, while the Kelowna U16B Chaos won a silver medal.

Scores from KRA league play last weekend:

• Kelowna U10A 3, Kelowna U10)1) 4

• Kelowna U12A 6, Kelowna U14B 3

• Kelowna U10(3) 6—Kelowna U10(2) 6

• Vernon 14A 7, Kelowna 14A 2

• Shuswap 14B 6, Kelowna 14B 3

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