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Midget AA Ice Kats perform well in Detroit
Submitted By Rob Hawthorne on Tuesday, October 29, 2019
The Peterborough Midget AA Ice Kats played in the 2 Nations Showcase Tournament in Detroit, Michigan over the weekend, which featured 30 teams from Canada and the USA, and posted a record of 3 wins, 1 tie and 1 loss.

Peterborough started the tournament Friday morning facing a strong Philadelphia Jr. Flyers squad.  Peterborough scored a late goal but fell 4-2.  Talia Flint and Avery Johnson scored the Peterborough goals, with assists by Ava Flint, Alana Jentas, Charlotte Porter and Maddy O’Neill-Hawthorne.

The Ice Kats battled the St. Louis Blues in their second game.  In a tight match, Hannah Kawalec scored late in the 3rd period to secure a 2-1 win. Ava Flint scored the other goal, assisted by Kawalec.

On Saturday morning, the Ice Kats defeated the Gentry Galaxy from Minnesota 3-1, with goals by Taylor Richmond, Charlotte Porter, and Elyse Ives.  Assists went to Ava Smith, Hannah Healey, O’Neill-Hawthorne, Jentas and Kawalec.

Peterborough completed the round robin play Saturday afternoon with a game against Chicago Young Americans, playing to a 1-1 tie.  Avery Johnson scored the lone Peterborough goal, assisted by Hannah Healey.

The Ice Kats completed the tournament playing Sunday morning against the Burlington Barracudas.  Peterborough fell behind 1-0 in the 1st period before storming back with 4 straight goals for a 4-1 win.  Ice Kat goals were scored by Kawalec (2), Richmond and Johnson, with Richmond, O’Neill-Hawthorne (2), Healey and Kawalec registering assists.

Maddy Roche and Bella Smolen provided solid goaltending for the Ice Kats throughout the tournament.

Peterborough returns to league play this week with a home and home series against the Kingston Ice Wolves.

The Midget AA Ice Kats are sponsored by Kings Auto Wreckers, the Ruttle Group Inc., and Smolen Dentistry.

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