Stettler minor hockey teams battle on ice

Stettler minor hockey hosted bantam and midget girls’ tournaments at Stettler Recreation Centre with the bantam team finishing first in the C final as the midgets placed fifth.

Stettler bantam girls edged Edmonton 3-2 in the C final.

Ronni Burrows netted the game winner while Grace Chapman added two goals.

Stettler skated to a 2-2 tie with Leduc in the opening game. Jayden Hogg and Morgan VanDusen scored for Stettler.

Up next, Stettler was blanked 10-0 by Calgary A team.

Midget girls

Stettler midget girls overpowered Vermillion 8-0 in the B final of the tournament.

In round-robin, Stettler lost 6-3 to Bonnyville in the first game of the tournament. Jessie Anderson scored two goals and Amy Sylvester added one for Stettler. Up next, Stettler edged Vermilion 3-2 in their second game. Kennidy Fisher, Kylie Younghans and Alyce Davidson scored for Stettler.

Midget B

Stettler midget boys B CSI Storm were in Wainwright this past weekend for a Tier 3 tournament, where they won the championship with a 4-0 record beating the St. Albert Rangers 6-1 in the final on Sunday.

“We played well on the weekend and we seem to be getting better with each game,” said coach Steven Leacock.

The team has three games scheduled for this weekend with Sylvan at home on Friday, in Red Deer on Saturday and they return home to host Winfield on Sunday.

Tier-2 midget A Storm

Stettler tier-2 midget “A” Storm edged the Thunderstarts 5-4 in Forestburg on the weekend.

“We finally had a game that everyone showed up to play the game for the entire 60 minutes,’ said coach Kevin Turner.

Braden Bowie led the way with two goals while Elliott Mabbott, Tyler Gish and Ryan Hallet scored one each.

“I really think that the way in which the season started out had a lot to do with the slow start the team had, but the way in which the team is coming around and playing the game the way the kids know how to is on the forefront now and everything else is in the past,” said Turner.

This weekend the team travels to Redcliff for a tier-2 midget tournament with teams from as far away as Saskatoon and Swift Current.

Bantam A

Stettler bantam A team won 7-5 in Eckville in a very exciting game on Saturday.

Tanner Steinwand sparked the charge with four goals. Tanner Zimmerman, Landon Barnes and Jordan Fisher rounded out the scoring as goaltender Dylan Humbke backstopped the team with 36 saves.

Bantam AA

Stettler Scotiabank bantam AA Storm won their second tournament of the year this weekend in Lacombe.

With three wins, the team edged Okotoks 2-1 in the A final.

Jordan McCallum made 28 saves and goals came from Jesse Ventnor and Taylor Chase.

The team played a very strong defensive game limiting Okotoks’ scoring chances.

Stettler beat Carstairs 9-1 on Friday night with three goals from Jacob Hamel, two each from Quentin Greenwood and Dylan Hotte, while Kieran Rost, and Chase Cooke added one each.

The second game was a 8-6 victory over Calgary Trails West with three goals from Jacob Hamel and one each from Stephan Zuk and Taylor Chase.

The third game was a 7-2 win over Wetaskiwin; with another hat trick Jacob Hamel with from Jacques Du Toit, Levi Fisher, Quentin Greenwood, and Taylor Chase contributing one each.

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