Stettler hosts Atom tournament

The Stettler Atom A, B and C played host to their annual atom tournament this past weekend, keeping both the red and blue rinks

Stettler Atom A faced off against Sherwood Park in the final consolation A game during the weekend Atom tournament here in Stettler. The boys handily defeated the northern team 13-1.

Stettler Atom A faced off against Sherwood Park in the final consolation A game during the weekend Atom tournament here in Stettler. The boys handily defeated the northern team 13-1.

The Stettler Atom A, B and C played host to their annual atom tournament this past weekend, keeping both the red and blue rinks busy with the sounds of kids having fun and parents cheering.

The tournament saw teams from Devon, Strathcona, Millwoods, Edmonton, St. Albert, Sherwood Park and Red Deer come to town to play toward a chance at the weekend championship.

All three Stettler teams, after the round-robin completed, found themselves in the running for the consolation matches for division A, B and C. Stettler A faced Sherwood Park in the final game, Stettler B Red Deer, and Stettler C took on Edmonton.

Games started on Saturday, Nov. 29, and continued until well into Sunday morning before the winners were decided.

Stettler A

Stettler A started their weekend with a game against the Devon Drillers, which they unfortunately lost 7-4. However, they rebounded to play against Strathcona, eking out a 9-7 win. For the consolation finals Stettler faced Sherwood Park, crushing the northern team 13-1.

Stettler B

Stettler B’s gameplay action got off to an even start with a 7-7 tie against Red Deer. However, they suffered a heavy 12-2 defeat at the hands of North Seera of Edmonton.

Stettler B continued the consolation winning trend, defeating Red Deer 8-2.

Stettler C

Stettler C’s early morning start against the Millwoods Warriors left them wanting after a 10-3 loss. Determined, they headed off to face St. Albert, losing a close, hard-fought game 5-3.

The Edmonton Eagles came out ahead of the Stettler Cs, winning 9-2.