It was a winning weekend in girls’ hockey for the Stettler teams, but none quite as devastating to the opposing team as Sunday’s Bantam match against the Warburg Wolves.
The Wolves made the journey to Stettler only to lose 24-0. Scoring was led by Krysta Froese, who netted five goals between the three periods, and augmented by Gracie Morbeck with four, Madison Kuefler and Kacee Ward with three each, Chelsey Devloo, Taygan MacGillivray and Jamie Lee Spady with two goals each, and a goal each from Jessie Armstrong, Bailie Bish, and Sydney Sorken.
The Stettler girls’ hockey teams went undefeated on the first weekend in November. The Peewee girls faced Lacoka on Nov. 1 in Ponoka, winning 4-1. Stettler’s Brooke Warner scored three times, and a fourth goal from Chelsea York rounded out the final score.
The next day the girls faced Camrose on home ice, where they finished 2-0. Warner scored one goal while Brooke Laisnez brought home the second.
In girls’ Bantam, Stettler headed to Leduc, where they dominated 9-0. Devloo scored three times, with Kuefler and Froese each scoring twice. Bish and Jessika James rounded out the goals.
The Stettler OK Tire Midget Storm girls headed to Leduc on Nov. 1, where they defeated the home team 5-1. Morgan VanDusen scored twice, while individual goals by Ashley Sharpe, Kierra Scollo, and Halley Adams rounded out the game.
The winning continued on Nov. 2 when the girls headed to Four Nations to face the Maskwacis Hawks, who were defeated 14-0.Scollo led the scoring with five goals, followed by Jayden Hogg, Sarah Mrazek and VanDusen with two each. Courtlyn Bardwell, Grace Chapman and Jesse Squires each scored once to finish off the game.
Atom B headed to Viking, where they dominated 12-3.
Three goals were scored by Carter Kranzler, and two goals each were netted by Brogan Hoopfer, Cole van Ringen, Cade Wilkie and Waylon Blumhagen. Yuvraj Uppal scored the sole solo goal.
The next day Atom B hosted Bashaw, losing 9-6. Wilkie scored four of the game’s Stettler goals, with Blumhagen bringing in two more.
Atom C hosted Rimbey, losing a painful 13-4. Reid Shirley scored three times, and Zach McCord brought Stettler a final point with six seconds left in the game.
There was little improvement the next day in Innisfail when Atom C faced Sylvan Lake, where they lost 10-4. Shirley scored twice, with Denver Schultz and Colby Norman rounding out the score with a goal each.
Peewee A hosted Wainwright on Nov. 2, who won 4-2. Stettler’s two goals were netted by Andrew Chapman and Shay Anderson.
Peewee B headed to Coronation to battle the Royals, and lost a heart-breaking 5-4 to the home team. Ty Dowling, Colton Ansorger, Brier Devnich and Jason Mulbach each scored during the game.
They hosted Lacombe the next day, losing 9-6, though they led until the end of the second period, where Lacombe tied the game. Zac Bryson led with three goals, with Dowling right behind him with two. Brier added his sole goal to the tally.
Bantam A hosted the Edson Warriors on Nov. 1 and 2, winning both games. On Nov. 1, the Storm won 5-1. Eric Rost, Daylan Kuefler, James Switenky, Rhett Shingoose and Alex DeYoung each scored a goal.
The Warriors improved their game the next day, but the score ended in Stettler’s favour 10-4. Brayden Smith and Kuefler each netted three goals, while Erik Rost brought home two. Kameron Bainbridge and Brenden Tucker rounded out the game with two goals each.
Bantam B hosted the Eckville Eagles, losing 12-6. Stettler’s six goals were courtesy of Isaac Lee with three, Jackson Squires with two and Reese Smith with one.
The Edson Sabres headed to the Stettler on Nov. 1, where the Stettler Legion Midgets trounced them 6-3. Brendan Bardwell scored twice, with Kieran Rost, Andrew Bauman, Mark Bengert and Matt Sylvester each bringing in a solo goal.
The Jasper Bearcats came to Stettler on Nov. 2, and were sent packing with their tail between their legs and a score of 12-1. Bengert led scoring with three goals, and Kieran Rost, Ethan Rost, and Stefan Du Toit each netted two goals.
The final score was rounded out by goals from Sylvester, Zack Werbowesky and Tanner Steinwand.
Midget C hosted the Innisfail Flyers on Nov. 1, winning 4-1.
Stettler’s Rylan Stefanik, Steven McCrea, Kerigan Martin and Adam Nixon each scored a goal to overpower the Flyers.