Christienson poses with her team after wining provincials.

Gold rings in provincials

Local helps Prince George ringette team to provincial gold.

Helping the Prince George ringette U14B team to claim the provincial title, Quesnel Skater Alexi Christienson netted an impressive seven goals last weekend and put a gold medal over her head.

“It was great getting the gold in Kelowna, but the whole province was at provincials – it was awesome,” Christienson said.

Christienson scored in every one of the games and netted a hat trick as well during the tournament.

After a silver medal performance last year and a gold in a major tournament in Kelowna in February, the team figured they had a chance to win the big one this year.

The P.G. team didn’t lose a single game, but did tie their first on Friday, which was against Christienson’s hometown team.

The game started out with Prince George dominating 3-1 in the first half, but Quesnel made a comeback in the second half, when Christienson put in her goal, to close out the game 5-5.

For their second game, Prince George played against the Shuswap.

It proved to be a close game, with Christienson netting the only P.G. goal in the first half, which ended in a 1-1 tie.

Christienson took two more points in the second half to complete a hat trick, adding three points of the game to the 4-3, in favour of P.G., winning score.

Saturday, P.G. dominated both Kelowna, 8-3, and Vernon, 7-5, with Christienson scoring a goal in each game, catapulting the team into the gold medal final against Shuswap.

Shuswap proved to be a suitable challenge for gold, as after the first period, it was all tied up at four a-piece.

“It was really nerve wracking,” Christienson said.

“We were nervous and thinking ‘can we do this?’”

 

But surety came in the second as they piled on the goals and P.G. ran away with the game, 9-5.

 

 

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