Locals get invite to national ringette camp

Canada today announced the athletes who have been invited to attend the U19 identification camps being held May 16-19 in Regina Saskatchewan (Team West) and Ottawa, Ontario (Team East).

A number of local players will be attending the camp.

These camps are the first step in the process to identify and select athletes to train and prepare for competition at the Junior World Ringette Championship, which will take place in Europe in summer 2009.

Area athletes invited to the camp include: Mary Mitchell, Hamilton; Shannon Barber, Paris; Nadia Barey, Ashley Steele, Megan Walter, Courtney Pettitt, Burlington; Kristin Bortolon, Niagara Falls; and Samantha Hodgson, Brooklyn Reid, Laura Jones, Emma Tonin, Alysha Smith, Cambridge.