Lacrosse: Cranksters capture bronze at tournament

Cory Owens fired all three goals as the Red Deer Carswell Collectibles Cranksters downed the Red Deer Red Flame Warriors 3-1 Monday to win the bronze medal in the peewee division of the Tradition Lives lacrosse tournament.

Innisfail Phantom Sawyer Gervais looks to the goal as he is pursued by Sherwood Park Titan Brendan Beukhold duirng the bronze medal game at the Tradition Lives Lacrosse Tournament on Monday. The Titans dominated in the game capturing the bronze medal in the Bantam B game by a score of 7-4.

Cory Owens fired all three goals as the Red Deer Carswell Collectibles Cranksters downed the Red Deer Red Flame Warriors 3-1 Monday to win the bronze medal in the peewee division of the Tradition Lives lacrosse tournament.

Justin Anderson notched the lone goal for the Warriors, who got two-goal efforts from Aidan Wilson, Carter Paschinski and Dustin Bakke and singles from Kyle Cornford and Nicholas Schumacher in an 8-1 victory over Lacoka 2 UFA Sunday. Lacoka’s goal was scored by Brennon Elder.

Red Flame was 1-1 Saturday, defeating T&T Mechanical 7-2 and falling 5-3 to the Kneehill Bulldogs.

Wilson tallied twice against T&T, while Anderson, Cornford, Mitchel Babbit, Ethan Stokowski and Jordan Gies also connected for the Warriors.

Ryan Wyntjes and Andrew Keller scored in a losing cause.

Randy Hanger pumped home three goals for the Bulldogs, with Christian Ugwoeri and Reagen Sept each contributing one. Gies, Babbit and Jaxon Thompson found the back of the bet for Red Flame.

• In Tradition Lives novice action, the Red Deer Certigard Snipers dropped a trio of games, losing 8-2 to Red Deer Occudent, 6-1 to the Innisfail Phantoms and 5-3 to Red Deer Bottling.

Devon Carroll and Luke Mattheis scored in the Snipers’ first game, Logan Clarkson notched the lone goal against Innisfail and Mattheis, Clarkson and Peter Larsen scored in the third contest.

• Red Deer Quinn Pumps finished third in the peewee A category of the Edmonton Warriors lacrosse tournament during the weekend, posting a 2-1-1 record.

Quinn Pumps opened with a 10-1 thumping of the Calgary Axemen II, then fell 4-3 to the Calgary Hornets I.

From there, the Red Deer squad slipped past the Hornets II 9-8 and battled the Axemen I to a 7-7 tie.

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