Gryphon hockey women stretch streak to five games
GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons struck for their fifth consecutive victory as they edged the Waterloo Warriors 2-1 in OUA women’s hockey play Wednesday at the Gryphon Centre.
It was the second win over Waterloo in five days and the fifth game for the Gryphs this season that finished with a one-goal difference. The Gryphs have won four of those close matches.
Tori Verbeek netted the winner for the fourth-ranked Gryphs midway through the third period Wednesday.
Maeve Sutherland-Case scored the other Guelph goal late in the first period while Alexie Olivier and Jaime Magoffin each had an assist.
Leah Herrfort had an unassisted goal for Waterloo with 36 seconds to go in the second period.
The Warriors outshot the Gryphs 29-28 and the visitors scored on the lone power play of the game.
Martina Fedel had 28 saves for the Gryphs while Mikayla Schnarr had 26 for Waterloo.
The Gryphs lead the OUA West at 6-2-1-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L) while Waterloo is third at 3-2-1-3.
The Laurier Golden Hawks are second at 5-2-0-3 and they’re to tangle with the Gryphs Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Gryphon Centre and next Thursday at 11 a.m. at Waterloo’s Sun Life Financial Arena.
- Guelph Sports Journal