Markham’s Mongillo wins gold

Markham’s Angus Glen Community Centre served as one of three hosts for the York Region ‘AAA’ Challenge Cup, held Dec. 8-10. The provincial-title matchup, pitting six regional squads against one another, featured the top ringette players in Ontario between the ages of 16-18. The event was also held at Tom Graham Arena in Richmond Hill and Magna Centre in Newmarket.

The Southern ‘AAA’ team, which included Markham goaltender Christina Mongillo, a product of the Bears ringette program, won the final 2-1 over Western.

The next challenge cup event will be in Newmarket Feb. 16-18, with games at Angus Glen on Feb. 17 from 8 a.m. to noon.

In the photo, Southern ‘AAA’ players pose after winning the title. From the left: Mackenzie Snelgrove, Nadia Mattucci, Jada Laliberte, Allie Pepper Murray, Hannah Lee, Julia Roman and Christina Mongillo.

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