Stettler midgets, bantams kick off season with a bang

The midget A Stettler Legion Blues opened their regular season in style Sunday

The midget A Stettler Legion Blues opened their regular season in style Sunday, doubling the host Rimbey Renegades in North Central Minor Hockey Association action.

Logan Davidson scored two goals and five points as part of his Stettler line’s 10-point game. Micah Croker added two goals and an assist, while rookie Kieran Rost picked up a couple of assists.

Parker Cassidy, the new captain of the Blues, also scored two goals and singles went to Brogan Cassidy, Riley Anderson, Chase McGonigal and Justin McKenzie.

Devon Woelk made 17 saves in the Stettler net, while the Blues fired 43 shots at Nolan Carruthers.

Along with Parker Cassidy, the Blues’ captains include assistants Brogan Cassidy and Croker.

Meanwhile, it was also a productive weekend for the Stettler bantam A team, which dumped Red Deer Frontier 9-1 on Friday in Stettler and the Maskwacis Bantams 7-1 on Saturday in Stettler.

On Friday, Brendon Bardwell led Stettler with four goals and an assist. Todd Starling contributed a goal and two helpers.

The other Stettler scorers were Jackson Zimmermann, Euan Hanton and Tye Mulgrove. Benjamin Bauman made 26 saves for Stettler, which directed 50 shots at Nolan McGregor.

In the Saturday victory, Quade Cassidy collected two goals and four points for Stettler, which also got goals from Hanton, Mark Bengert, Ethan Rost, Jordan Lee and Jeff Ternes.

Rost had a four-point night, while Ternes picked up three points. Bauman recorded 25 stops in Stettler’s net.

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