Big Hockey Hit Out All Wrapped Up!

The Big Hockey Hit Out (BHHO) – Queensland’s most competitive event – finished up with the finals series earlier today!

In the Men, the Rays met the Reef in the 3rd/4th playoff match, then it was Thunder v Stingers in the Grand Final.

The Rays and Reef match up was neck and neck, with scores locked at 3 all until the final quarter. A late field goal from Jacob Anderson gave the Rays the win 4-3.

In the Men’s Grand Final, the Stingers led the Thunder 3-1 at halftime, but by full time scores were locked 3 all sending the teams to shootout. The Stingers were too good, winning shootout 3-2 and the tournament.

In the Women, the Thunder met the Stingers in the 3rd/4th playoff match, then it was Reef v Rays in the Grand Final.

A quick goal and conversion from Britt Wilkinson opened the scoring for Thunder, but by halftime the Stingers were up 8 – 2. A late surge from the Thunder in the third wasn’t enough to change the tide, with the Stingers winning 11 – 6.

In the Grand Final, it was neck and neck with both teams fighting for their share in $2,000. It was Hockeyroo v Hockeyroo with Morgan Gallagher captaining the Rays, and Hannah Cullum-Sanders up front for the Reef.

At halftime, the scores were level 0-0, but some Cullum-Sanders magic at the 32nd mark put the Reef on the board. Another great tip from Casey Dolkens secured the Reef the win 2-0.

Men 3rd / 4th
Rays (4) v Reef (3)

Women 3rd / 4th
Stingers (11) v Thunder (6)

Women Grand Final
Rays (0) v Reef (2)

Men Grand Final
Thunder 3 (2)  v Stingers 3 (3)

Men’s Results

1st – Stingers
2nd – Thunder
3rd – Rays
4th – Reef

Women’s Results

1st – Reef
2nd – Rays
3rd – Stingers
4th – Thunder

Winning Women’s Team (winners of $2,000) – Reef
Winning Men’s Team (winners of $2,000) – Stingers
Women’s Player of the Tournament (winner of $250) – Hugh Pembroke
Women’s Player of the Tournament (winner of $250) – Savannah Fitzpatrick
Men’s Top Scorers –  Michael Francis and Liam Hart (6)
Women’s Top Scorer – Britt Wilkinson (9)
Jan Hadfield Umpiring Excellence Award Female winner – Tara Leonard
Adam Kearns Umpiring Excellence Award Male winner – Aaron Gotting

The Brisbane Blaze Squads will be announced in the coming days