Team BC defeated Team Alberta 4-1 to earn fifth place at the National Women's U18 Championship in Winkler, MB.

Jenna Buglioni (Port Moody) and Anne Cherkowski (Coldstream) had a goal and an assist each, while Kayla Munro (North Vancouver) made 23 stops on 24 shots for Team BC, who finished the tournament at 2-2.

BC's Female U18 team started the tournament with a 7-1 defeat to Quebec, followed by a 5-1 win over the hosts from Manitoba, before falling to Ontario Blue 5-2 in round-robin action.

Team BC finished the tournament strong with a win over their provincial neighbors on Friday.