As the 2023 – 2024 Sault Ste Marie High School League regular season of girls’ high school hockey comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the exhilarating moments, standout performances, and unexpected twists that defined the journey to the playoffs. From thrilling matchups to breakout stars, the season has been filled with excitement and anticipation.
Throughout the regular season, the Korah Colts asserted their dominance on the ice, showcasing exceptional skill and teamwork. All four high school girls’ teams were emerging contenders, the competition was fierce. Nail-biting games and dramatic finishes kept fans on the edge of their seats, highlighting the depth and talent across the league.
As is often the case in sports, the regular season saw its fair share of surprises and upsets with the Colts going undefeated and finishing first while the CASS Huskies held on for second place followed by the St Mary’s Knights in third while the Superior Heights Steelhawks finished fourth in the four team Sault Ste Marie High School League. These moments reminded us that anything can happen in the world of high school hockey.
Beyond individual talent, the importance of team chemistry and resilience cannot be overstated. Cohesive units that communicated effectively, supported each other, and persevered through adversity were able to achieve success on the ice. Whether overcoming injuries, facing tough opponents, or navigating challenging situations, these teams demonstrated unwavering determination and unity throughout the season.
As we bid farewell to the regular season and look ahead to the playoffs, one thing is certain: girls’ high school hockey continues to captivate audiences with its thrilling action, remarkable talent, and inspiring stories. Whether you’re a player, coach, fan, or supporter, the memories created this season will be cherished for years to come. As the postseason unfolds, let’s celebrate the spirit of competition and sportsmanship that define the essence of high school athletics.
The 2024 girls’ Sault Ste Marie High School League playoffs take to the ice on Wednesday, february 14th and Thursday, February 15th with the Colts facing the Steelhawks at the Pee Wee Arena at 3;00 p.m while the St Mary’s Knights take on the CASS Huskies at the Rankin Arena in a 3:00 p.m puck drop. The 2024 postseason format will be a one game semi – final with the winners facing off in a best of three series to begin Tuesday, February 20th at the Northern Community Centre in a 2:00 p.m start.