The Hornets secured the Bidois Cup on Monday July 3rd in what was the second round of the AIHA Cup Series for 2017.
The game started off with a goal in the first 30 seconds of period 1 to the Hornets, who added to this 15 minutes later to bring the score 2-0. With just 45 seconds to go in the first period, the Pythons struck back, bringing the game 2-1 in favour of the Hornets at the first intermission.
The Hornets did not relent in their attack, scoring another 2 goals in period 2, leaving the game 4-1 as the teams hit the locker room, waiting for period 3.
In the third and final period, the only team to feature on the score sheet was the Pythons with a single goal. The final buzzer sounded giving the Hornets a 4-2 victory and claim to the Bidois Cup for the next month.
The full game recap and be viewed here: Pythons vs Hornets – July 3rd 2017
The new Cup format for the 2017 season will see Junior teams compete against one another on a monthly basis, with the winning team on the night holding the Cup (and bragging rights!) for the following month.
The next scheduled games for the Cup Series are set to take place on August 14th