Stettler atoms win another hockey tournament

Tournament champions – Stettler Elks AA atom team won a tournament in Innisfail last week as the team celebrates with the trophy.

For the second successive weekend, Stettler Elks atom AA team won a hockey tournament.

Stettler doubled Duchess Storm 8 – 4 in the final of a six-team tournament in Innisfail.

Adam Shirley, Carter Van Esch, and Jordan Burkard each netted a pair for Stettler.

Kameron Bainbridge and Alex De Young each added one

Opening the tournament, Stettler muzzled Blackfalds atom A Bulldogs 15-1.

Alex De Young led the way with five goals.

Carter Van Esch tallied three goals, Daylan Kuefler, Erik Rost and James Switenky each added two while Rhett Shingoose scored one.

Stettler then blanked Westlock atom A Selects 6-0 as goaltender Davin Nattestad recorded his first shut-out of the season.

Austin Jacobson sparked the attack with a pair of goals.

James Switenky, Adam Shirley, Alex De Young and Daylan Kuefler scored the other Stettler goals.

Stettler doubled Red Deer Phone Experts 4-2 in the semifinals.

Clayton Smith, Adam Shirley, Daylan Kuefler and Rhett Shingoose scored for Stettler.

This weekend the Stettler Elks host two home league games; one on Saturday Dec. 11 against Red Deer Phone Experts at 9 am and on Sunday Dec. 12 against Olds at 9:15.

-Midget A

Strad Energy midget “A” team skated to a 2-2 in Drayton in a very physical game.

Even with having a bit of a short bench due to injuries and sickness and a little penalty trouble, the Stettler boys managed to play very well showing that they are able to play at this level, said head coach Kevin Turner.

Stettler Strad beat Sundre Huskies 11-5 win to prove that with everyone on the bench playing as a team we can compete and compete well.

“Our goaltending and team play in both games is proof that we have the proper mindset from everyone on this team,” said Turner.

-Midget AA Storm

Stettler midget AA Storm won the annual Shane Swenson Memorial Tournament in Riviere Qui Barre.

Stettler edged the host team 3-2 in the final in overtime.

Derek Muhlbach netted the game-winner while Lyle Wooden and David Hanton scored the other goals.

Stettler beat High Prairie Legionnaires 10-4 in the first game.

Mark Dietz led the pace with two goals, while: Dylan Muhlbach, Kelly Coppock, Lyle Wooden, DJ Kistner, Ryan Zimmer, Chance Derr, Derek Muhlbach and Micheal Nuemeier added one each.

Up next, Stettler edged the home team 4-3.

Kelly Coppock netted two goals while Lyle Wooden and Derek Muhlbach also scored.

Stettler beat Strathcona Warriors 6-1.

Derek Muhlbach and Kelly Coppock each scored twice while Chance Derr and Steven Fletcher added one each.

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