The Stettler Legion Midget Boys’ team continued their dominance this week, winning two shutout games on Friday and Sunday.
On Friday, Nov. 7, the Legion Midgets took on the Kinsmen Midgets from Innisfail, defeating them 6-0.
The boys got off to a strong start, taking advantage of a powerplay to score with about eight minutes left in the first.
Matt Sylvester scored off a shot from Ethan Rost. Six minutes later he repeated the trick, netting Stettler its second goal.
In the second, Stefan Du Toit advanced Stettler’s lead to 3-0, followed by a goal from Quade Cassidy five minutes of game play later.
Du Toit started the third period with Stettler’s fifth goal.
Though Innisfail tried to keep up with the team, they couldn’t catch Stettler’s speed, and Cassidy scored a final time to end the game with another shutout.
Stettler Atom A headed to Red Deer, but came home empty-handed after losing 8-4.
Rilley Turre scored twice, with Quinton Hansel and Chance Morbeck bringing in two more goals.
On Nov. 8, Atom B were hosted by the Bowden Blades and defeated the host 8-3. Cole van Ringen, Cade Wilkie, Thorson Marshall and Waylon Blumhagen each scored twice.
The following day, Atom B headed to Consort, where they won 11-1. Carter Kranzler scored four goals for Stettler, followed by Zach Forseth with three goals, Marshall with two, and Wilkie and van Ringen with one each.
Stettler Peewee A headed to Edson on Nov. 9, coming home with an 8-5 loss to the home team. Corben Bredy and Andrew Chapman both scored twice, with a goal by Noah Duff rounding out the final score.
Peewee B had a better weekend game against Wainwright, where they won 7-4. Ty Dowling scored five of those seven goals, with goals by Zac Bryson and Justin Devloo finishing the game.
The Bantam A hosted the Lacombe Rockets on Nov. 9, defending their home ice for 9-4. Daylan Kuefler, Brenden Tucker, and Rhett Shingoose each scored twice, with individual goals by Austin Jacobson, Dawson Beck and Kameron Bainbridge filling in the rest.
Bantam B headed to the Kurt Browning arena to face the West County Chiefs on Nov. 8, winning 8-4. Jackson Squires scored four goals for the Stettler team, with Delaney Anderson adding two more to the tally. Austin Stahlberg and Kolby Ringdahl added their own individual goals for the final score.
The Legion Midgets hosted the West Yellowhead Rockies on Sunday, Nov. 9, continuing their shutout streak with a final score of 10-0 – the Rockies conceded the game after the first period.
Brendan Bardwell, Kieran Rost, and Zack Werbowesky each scored twice, with Du Toit, Mark Bengert, Tanner Steinwand adding their singles in for the final tally.
Midget C headed to Sylvan Lake, where they won 6-2.
Ryan Mielke scored four times for the Stettler team, with individual goals from Brandon Kent, Scott Verhoeven and Rhett Scott finishing the tally.
The Stettler Atom and Peewee girls hosted a tournament in Stettler this weekend and kept the first place finishes for themselves.
The Stettler Atom team battled it out first against Camrose, and then against Okotoks White and Okotoks Gold.
In the B finals, Stettler faced the team from Okotoks (Gold), who they battled for a nail-biting 3-2 win.
Over in Peewee play, the girls faced Lloydminster and Strathmore to advance on to the pool final, where they lost.
That pitted them against the Camrose team, which they soundly defeated 6-1 to take the B pool gold.
In Bantam play, Stettler headed to Camrose, where they triumphed 5-3 over the home team. Chelsey Devloo scored twice, with Jamie Lee Spady, Sydney Sorken and Krysta Froese making up the rest.