KPHA U16 girls dominate on first day of national championships

The Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association Under-16 girls grabbed a dominating 4-0 victory over the Colorado Selects, Wednesday at the Tier II National Championships in Amherst, New York, just outside of Buffalo.

The Ice Hawks outshot Colorado 42-6 overall, including 16-1 in the first period, but held only a 1-0 lead heading into the third period of play. Elizabeth Cho scored on a power play 6 minutes, 39 seconds, into the first period to get KPHA on the board. Cho led the team with two points.

In the third period, the Ice Hawks got goals from Whitney Wortham, Cho, and Anna Shelden to ice the game. Amber McDonald got the win in goal with six saves.

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