MANCHESTER - Women's Ice Hockey League action for Monday, Nov 26 at Riley Rink had Merchant's Bank topping Vermont Country Store. The first period saw a lot of back and forth action until Barb Miceli got the scoring started for Merchant's Bank late in the first period with a long breakaway goal. Topsy King added to the lead by scooting one just under the arm of goalie Tiffany Clark. Later, Amy Bryan got some help from Els Van Woert to get Vermont Country Store on the scoreboard with a post-clanging goal that angled past goalie Chrystal Cleary to end the first period 2-1.
In the final period, Merchant's King again found the net for her second goal of the game. Barb Miceli followed with her second, assisted by Barbara Price. Merchant's mother daughter duo Barbara and Becky Coleman combined for their team's fifth goal, with mom Coleman taking advantage of Becky's rebound shot from the point. Vermont Country Store's Van Woert cruised through the crowd for the final goal of the game, finishing with Merchants Bank 5, VCS 1.