top Cougars in Tier 1 field hockey championship
By Fred Sherwin
Wilson co-captain Anna Streib scored two goals
in her team's 3-1 win over the Colonel By
Cougars on Wednesday. Fred Sherwin/Photo
Cairine Wilson Wildcats wrapped up a near perfect season
with a near perfect ending on Wednesday, downing the Colonel
By Cougars 3-1 to win the NCSSAA Tier 1 field hockey championship.
Wildcats went into the final riding a seven game unbeaten
streak. The only blemish on an otherwise perfect record
is a 1-1 tie with Sir Robert Borden that occurred on Sept.
their only previous meeting on Oct. 20, the Wildcats beat
the Cougars 2-0. In their rematch on Wednesday, Colonel
By did their best to play a tight defensive game, but
Cairine Wilson was just too good.
co-captain Anna Streib had an especially strong game.
She was tenacious on defence and she kept pushing the
ball forward on offense. She also scored her team's first
two goals, including the eventual game winner.
Cougars' lone goal came with seven minutes left in the
first half and tied the game at a goal apiece.
winner came off a scamble in front of the Colonel By net
midway through the second half. Rhys Davies added the
insurance marker with three minutes left in the game.
she wasn't challenged very often, goalie Kaitlyn Sass
played a solid game in net for the Wildcats.
Koggel also had a strong game as did Tori Black.
roster: Anna Streib (captain), Senna Koggel
(captain), Kaitlyn Sass (goalie), Jillian
Ohnjec, Hilary Alexander, Olivia Georgitsos,
Gillian Skippon, Leah Du, Ayman Ahmed, Tori
Black, Aislinn Defries, Faith Goudie, Kendall
Wells, Roshnee Mitchell, Charlotte Kaasalanien,
Rhys Davies and Mackenzie Parks. Coaches:
Meagan Keaney-Morgan, Jamie MacDougall and
9 a.m., Nov. 5)
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