Essex Thunder Atoms win Gold in London

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Last weekend, the Essex Thunder House league girls’ hockey teams participated in the 28th Annual London Devilettes Hockey Tournament. The tournament had over 180 teams participate from all over Ontario and the United States.

The Essex Thunder teams did extremely well in the tournament with four, of the six teams, advancing to the semifinals last Sunday morning.

The Peewee White and Bantam Orange teams had an amazing weekend with the players displaying some of their best hockey of the year played. Unfortunately, both teams were knocked out in overtime games, to take home bronze. The Peewee Orange team, played hard, but ended up in an amazing 21 person shoot-out before loosing the semifinal game.

The Atom Orange team played hard all weekend. It was a hard played double overtime win in the semi-finals before the girls advanced to the final game to take home gold against the Twin Centre Hericanes.

Congratulations goes out to the Atom Orange team and all the teams on a great weekend.