The Blades grabbed an early lead with Nadia DeNatale (11) making the first goal just 2 minutes and 10 seconds in at 12:50 in the first period.
Then, at 7:19 DeNatale got another one in, this time assisted by Shannon Reilly.
A minute and a half later, Shannon Reilly scored, assisted by Bailey MacNamara. This was followed by a fourth Blades goal by Tess Cesjka, assisted by Jackie Howlett.
About 90 seconds later, Lauralton got onto the scoreboard bringing the score to 4-1.
With just 30 seconds remaining in the first period, and Tess Cesjka got one past the Crusaders’ Goalie.
First Period score 5-1 – Blades.
Back on the ice, Tess Csejka (2) scored an assisted goal, then, four minutes in, Kiley Degrand (7) got one in, assisted by Bailey MacNamara (10).
At 4:36 Lauralton scored an unassisted goal, bringing the score to 7-2.
The Blades’ Melissa Montesi scored on an assist from Kyla Delvecchio.
At 11:19, the Blades scored again with Kiley Degrand’s goal on assists from Hannah Sosensky, and Bailey MacNamara.
An unknown Lauralton player scored an unassisted goal at 4:36.
The Blades won 7-2.
The Blades outshot Lauralton 25-7.
Record: Blades 4-1