Bentley Generals sweep Sylvan Lake Admirals
Dustin Sproat snapped a pair of goals Friday as the Bentley Generals defeated the host Sylvan Lake Admirals 7-4 to complete a sweep of a best-of-seven provincial senior AAA hockey semifinal.
Scott Doucet, Sean Robertson, Keenan Desmet, Matthew Stefanishion and Trent Hunter also scored for the Generals before 600 fans at the Multiplex. Paul Mailey, with two goals, Aaron Boyer and Kurtis Ross replied for the Admirals, who got a 30-save performance from Andrew Williams.
Travis Yonkman blocked 17 shots for Bentley, which was three-for-five on the power play.
Meanwhile, the Stony Plain Eagles edged the host Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs 2-1 Sunday to extend that semifinal to at least a sixth game.
Jordan Ceh and Blair Hennes scored for the Eagles, who will host Game 6 Friday. Chad Klassen sniped the lone Chiefs goal.
Wade Waters made 30 saves for the win, with Chiefs netminder Blake Grenier turning aside 24 shots.
Down 3-0 in the series, the Eagles stayed alive with a 6-3 victory at home Saturday. Scott Gillis notched two goals for the winners and Doug Auchenberg, Jiri Prochazka, Jordan Cameron and Justin Cox, who added three assists, rounded out the Stony Plain attack.
Bryan Forslund, Jamie Marshall and Mike Fiorillo scored for the Chiefs, who fired 32 shots at Waters. Fort Saskatchewan goaltender Jim Watt made 30 saves.