Midget boys keep on winning with 7-2 victory over Jasper

The Stettler Legion Midget boys team carried on its winning streak this weekend, defeating the Jasper Bearcats

Brendan Bardwell (8) of the Stettler Storm Midget A hockey team attempts a shot on net in a game against the Jasper Bearcats at the Stettler Recreation Centre on Saturday

Brendan Bardwell (8) of the Stettler Storm Midget A hockey team attempts a shot on net in a game against the Jasper Bearcats at the Stettler Recreation Centre on Saturday

The Stettler Legion Midget boys team carried on its winning streak this weekend, defeating the Jasper Bearcats 7-2 at the Stettler Recreation Centre. The team dominated from the start, scoring four goals in the first period alone. Quade Cassidy scored twice for Stettler, while Matt Sylvester, Stefan Du Toit, Tanner Steinwand and Mark Bengert contributed one goal each.

The Midget B team had two consecutive ties this past week, beginning with a game in Rimbey against the Midget As on Dec. 19. The game ended at 3-3; scoring for Stettler were Tristen Nixon, Chase McGonigal and Brendan Pederson.

The next day, the team hosted the West Yellowhead Rockies Midget team, ending in a 5-5 tie. Rylee Jacobson and Braydon Whiteford scored twice each, while Chase McGonigal added one point to the tally.

The Midget Bs also were scheduled to host the Rimbey Midget A team at home on Dec. 21, but no results were available at press time.

The Midget C team had no games scheduled this past week.

Atom boys

Stettler’s Atom A team travelled to Rimbey on Dec. 18, losing 7-2 to their Atom A team. Scoring for Stettler were Colby Frank and Riley Turre. The Atom B team hosted the Bowden Blades on Dec. 20, finishing with a 6-6 tie. Yuvraj Uppal and Brogan Hoopfer each scored two goals, while Douglas MacPherson and Carter Kranzler also contributed goals.

On Dec. 21, the Atom C team travelled to Rimbey to play their Atom B team, winning 6-3. Wyatt Streit and Reid Shirley both scored twice, while Zach McCord and Brennan Konschuh scored one goal apiece.

The Peewee A team lost back-to-back matches against the Wainwright Peewee A team, beginning with a 7-4 loss on Dec. 20. Ryan Shirley scored twice for Stettler, while Marcus Laisnez and Andrew Chapman also scored.

In a rematch the following day, Stettler lost 7-5. Marcus Laisnez and TJ Howarth scored twice each, with an additional goal by Andrew Chapman.

The Peewee B team lost 16-3 to the Hughenden Peewee Jets at home on Dec. 21. Ty Dowling scored twice for Stettler, while Jackson Mulbach added one goal to the tally.

Bantam boys

The Bantam A team hosted Red Deer Frontier on Dec. 19, winning 8-2. Kameron Bainbridge, Daylan Kuefler and Brenden Tucker scored twice each, while Erik Rost and Brayden Smith also scored.

On Dec. 21 the team lost 7-4 to the Lacombe Bantam A Rockets. Brayden Smith scored twice for Stettler while Adam Shirley and Dawson Beck also scored.

Stettler’s Bantam B team visited Sedgewick to face the Killam/Sedgewick Battle River Outlaws Bantam team on Dec. 21. Results were not available at press time.

Girls hockey

Stettler’s atom girls team won three in a row this past week, starting with a 4-0 home win over the Lacombe Atom C Rockets on Dec. 18. Gabby Heck completed a hat trick while Tess Thurston also contributed one goal.

On Dec. 20 the atom girls hosted the Maskwacis Atom B Hawks, winning 13-3. Gabby Heck scored four times, Ashley Lang scored three times, Chloe Shingoose scored twice, and Paige Simpson, Emma Nixon, Tess Thurston and Megan Resch scored one goal each.

The next day they hosted the Sylvan Lake Atom B2 Lakers, winning 6-2. Emma Nixon scored twice, while Chloe Shingoose, Jessica Turnbull, Tess Thurston and Paige Simpson each scored once.

The peewee girls visited the Alexandra Arena to face the Leduc Hyundai Peewee team on Dec. 21, resulting in a 1-1 tie. Brooke Laisnez scored for Stettler. Stettler’s bantam girls hosted Wainwright on Dec. 20, winning 6-0. Scoring for the home team were Madison Kuefler, Krysta Froese and Jamie Lee Spady with two points each.

The next day they visited the Leduc Ritchie Bros. Bantam Female Roughnecks, winning 12-2. Jamie Lee Spady scored four goals, Chelsey Devloo scored three, and Taygan MacGillivray, Rachel Morbeck, Bailie Bish, Sydney Sorken and Krysta Froese each scored once.

The Stettler OK Tire Midget Storm hosted the Endmoor Vipers on Dec. 19, winning 7-1. Grace Chapman scored four goals for Stettler, while Morgan VanDusen scored twice and Jesse Squires put in a single goal.

League play across all divisions will continue in January.