Richmond Ravens Girls Ice Hockey Association's top teams will be featured this weekend when the organization's hosts the inaugural Pacific Female Hockey Classic at the Richmond Olympic Oval.
The three-day event features three divisions and plenty of outof-town competition with both ice sheets at the Oval being put to full use. Two games will also take place at the Richmond Ice Centre.
The Midget Ravens, which captured a tournament in Kelowna last month, will open against Kamloops on this afternoon (12:45 p.m.) before returning later in the day to face Salmon Arm at 8:15 p.m. The defending B.C. champs then battle Terrace on Saturday (12:45 p.m.) and Vancouver Island at 8:15 p.m. The Midget Division final is slated for 4 p.m. on Sunday.
In the Bantam Division, the hosts will take on Prince George this morning at 10:30 a.m. and Surrey at 5:45 p.m. Round-robin play continues Saturday with games against Vancouver Island (7:45 a.m.) and Peace Country (3:15 p.m.) The Bantam Division final is set for 1:45 p.m. on Sunday.
The Pee Wee Division features the Ravens battling Vancouver Island at the RIC's Igloo rink on Friday at 7 p.m. The team then comes to the Oval to face North Shore (10:30 a.m.) and Surrey (6 p.m.) on Saturday. The girls conclude round-robin play on Sunday against Kelowna (7:45 a.m.), looking for a berth in the 1:30 p.m. final.
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