The Red Deer Pee Wee A Lions Club Chiefs won the Central Alberta Hockey League championship

The Red Deer Pee Wee A Lions Club Chiefs won the Central Alberta Hockey League championship with a 3-2 overtime win at home against the Sundre Huskies on Sunday.

Red Deer won the best-of-three series 2-1 over Sundre with the victory Sunday.

The Chiefs took game one 3 -1 in Red Deer with Ryder Sebastian scoring the game winner and Darin Watkins added an empty net marker.

Despite goals from Chase Culver and Xaiden Bignell, Sundre won the second game 3-2. The Huskies scored the winner with one minute and 44 seconds left in the third to force a deciding game.

In the final game, Sundre scored the only goal in the opening period. The Chiefs tied it up in the second with a power play goal by defenceman Cameron Ovie, assisted by Xaiden Bignell.

Sundre regained the lead late in the second period before Sebastian scored in the third with an assist from Daven Comfort to tie the game and send it to overtime.

Sebastian struck again with an assist from Carter Krause for the overtime winner with three minute and 22 seconds left on the clock.

Tyson Wandler was the winning goalie for the Chiefs.

The championship win wrapped a near perfect season for Red Deer, who had a regular season league 16-1-1 record.

The only regular season loss in 2016-2017 came against Huskies.

Submitted by Kim Comfort


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