Local skaters help Northern Panthers win Atlantic Bantam Female Hockey Championships

The Northern Panthers downed PEI 3 - 1 in the finals to win the Atlantic Bantam Female AAA Hockey Championships held in Moncton over the weekend.

Though the Northern Panthers are based in Miramichi, the team includes some Chaleur region players: Genevieve Hache and Brooke Pettigrew of Bathurst, along with Arianne Roy, Myriam Frenette and Sarah Hache from Petit-Rocher.

Genevieve and Sarah each scored one goal at the tournament, while Myriam and Arianne each logged an assist.

The team topped the standings with a record of 4 - 0 - 1.