Several medals land in Central Alberta from Hockey Alberta Provincials

Several medals land in Central Alberta from Hockey Alberta Provincials

From Atom to Midget, young hockey players from across the province gathered for the first weekend of Hockey Alberta Provincials.

Several teams from Central Alberta collected gold medals on the weekend, including the Stettler Storm (Atom Female), Provost Blades (Atom C) and Sylvan Lake Lakers (Minor Atom AA).

Stettler won the final 4-2 against Okotoks Green, with Ava Greiner scoring two goals and adding an assist, along with Grace McMullin and Hannah Cornelssen adding goals.

Kristin Forseth made 23 saves for the win.

The Provost Blades grabbed gold on home ice, with a 6-1 win in the final over the Redcliff Grizzlies. Brody Groves had a hat trick and an assist for the blades in the win.

Colson Ganser, Ethan Joy and Kade Paulgaard also scored in the final.

Drake Parsons made 16 saves in the victory.

Sylvan Lake exploded for 15 goals to capture gold in Minor Atom AA final against Chestermere.

Dylan Ruff had six points in the win, with four goals and two assists. Landon Green also had six points, with two goals and four assists.

Caleb Hadland also chipped in four goals. Ethan Wyzykoski had two and each of Cooper Lawrence, Keith McInnis and Jacob Selent had one.

Midget AAA

The Rocky Mountain Raiders finished with silver at the Midget Female AAA provincials after a 2-0 final loss to the St. Albert Slash.

The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs battled their way to the bronze medal game, but lost 3-1 to the Calgary Fire. Brandy Steinman had the only Red Deer goal and Chantelle Sandquist had 26 saves in the loss.

Bantam B

The Lacombe Rockets finished pool play with a 2-2-1 record and advanced to the final against Carstairs. Carstairs defeated Lacombe 2-0 in the final and netted the Rockets a silver medal.

Bantam Elite Female B

After going undefeated in pool play, Olds fell 2-0 to IRMA Aces and had to settle for silver.

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