The Piedmont Predators 19U AA Girls team won the PVAHA Championship this past weekend with a 5-2 win over the Tri-City Eagles. In round robin play, the 19U Girls beat Montgomery 4-2, Reston 5-0 and lost 4-3 to Tri-City in overtime. Piedmont was down 2-0 in the Championship game at the start of the third period but came roaring back with 5 unanswered goals to take the title. Rachel Clarke (2 Goals) and line mates Stephanie Collette and Evy Stricker accounted for 4 goals and 4 assists. Kata Thomas sealed the victory with an empty netter assisted by Ashley Walden. Rachel Clarke led Piedmont in scoring during the tournament with 4 goals and 3 assists. With the PVAHA Championship win, Piedmont advances to the USA Hockey Southeast District Tournament which will be held in Nashville, TN March 4-7. The winners at the Southeast District Tournament earn a berth in the USA Hockey National Tournament held in Irvine, CA April 29-May 3.