Stettler takes charge in minor hockey

Stettler Midget B Storm took five out of a possible six points on the weekend with a 7-3 win over Sylvan Lake B1 on Friday night in Stettler, a 9-3 win over Red Deer in Red Deer on Saturday night and a come-from-behind 2-2 tie with Winfield in Stettler on Sunday.

“Sunday’s game was a very fast game, well-played at both ends of the ice,” said Steven Leacock. Winfield scored midway through the first period to take a 1-0 lead with Stettler’s Tanner Duncan scoring with a 1:18 left in the first.

Winfield scored the only goal of the second period, a power-play goal midway through.

Stettler’s Nick Nelson scored the tying goal from Lowen Cassidy with seven seconds left in the third on the power play.

“It was a great effort from all the boys,” said Leacock.

“They never quit the whole game and were rewarded with a well-earned point”

“It was a very fast game and despite playing the third game in three nights we skated stride for stride with Winfield.”

Stettler Midget Storm has one game this weekend in Stettler against Sylvan Lake 2 team.

Atom AA team wins in Wainwright

Stettler Elks Atom AA won the B final in a tournament last weekend in Wainwright as Stettler won 4-3 in a shoot-out against Wainwright Atom Tier 1 Bisons.

Sam Hamelin scored the game-winner while other goals were scored by Clayton Smith from Daylan Kuefler, Austin Jacobson from Erik Rost and Hamelin.

To open the round-robin stage, Stettler edged Camrose AA atom Kodiaks 3-2 in the first game.

Carter Van Esch scored all three goals while James Switenky tallied two assists.

Up next, Stettler battled to a 2-2 draw with Lloydminster Universal Industries.

Goals were scored by Carter Van Esch from Daylan Kuefler and Sam Hamelin from Kameron Bainbridge.

Stettler clipped Battleford atom tier-1 Barons 7-2 to conclude round-robin play.

Adam Shirley led the way with three goals, Brady Turner popped a pair and Rhett Shingoose and Erik Rost added one each.

This weekend, the team plays in a tournament in Innisfail.

Bantam girls lead league

Stettler Wells Furniture bantam girls defeated Delburne 6-2 on Nov.27.

Jayden Hogg sparked the attack with three goals.

Grace Chapman, Kelsie Litke and Harlee Avramenko.rounded out the scoring.

Stettler then won 14-1 against Hobbema Maskwacis the next day.

Harlee Avramenko and Kelsie Litke each netted three goals.

Ronni Burrows, Morgan VanDusen, Grace Chapman, and Jayden Hogg each popped a pair.

Stettler leads the bantam female league in the North Central Minor Hockey Association.

Midget A boys in Redcliffe tournament

Stettler Storm midget A team won the B final in a tier-2 tournament in Redcliff over the weekend.

“With a record of two wins and one loss, the weekend was a success for everyone,” said coach Kevin Turner.

“Everyone was able to contribute to the scoring over the weekend.”

“The team was able to come out of the weekend with lots off positives not only on the ice but off the ice as well.”

This weekend it’s back to league play with a Saturday game in Drayton Valley and a Sunday game at home against Sundre.

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