Local briefs – November12

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders boys and girls squads concluded their Central Alberta High School Volleyball League regular-season schedules with perfect records.

Raiders volleyball finishes perfect regular season

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders boys and girls squads concluded their Central Alberta High School Volleyball League regular-season schedules with perfect records.

The male Raiders finished at 6-0 with a 3-1 (25-16, 25-22, 22-25, 25-14) win over the host Camrose Trojans on Tuesday, while the Thurber girls finished 10-0 by sweeping Camrose 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-21).

The 4A zone playoffs will be played next week in Red Deer, with the 3A boys playdowns in Camrose and the 3A girls playoffs at Sylvan Lake.

Wranglers rock Rimbey

Kyle Maas recorded a hat trick and Kurtis Ross scored twice as the Blackfalds Wranglers whipped the visiting Rimbey Rock 7-2 in Heritage Junior B Hockey League action on Tuesday.

Scoft Maetche and David Jantzie also scored for the winners, who led 2-1 and 4-1 by periods. Davin Wasainen and Wyatt Fraser replied for the Rock, who were assessed of 12 of 19 minor penalties.

Blackfalds netminder Tanner Schalin made 26 saves, while Jordan Panasiuk blocked 46 shots for Rimbey.

• Claye Spady potted the lone goal for the Stettler Lightning in a 5-1 loss to the visiting Airdrie Lightning.

Stettler’s Landon Schmidt made 17 saves as the Lightning held a 30-22 advantage in shots.

Hot Shots drill Royals

Jody Potts netted 27 points to lead the Hot Shots to an 84-33 thrashing of the RDC Royals in North Star Women’s Basketball League action on Monday.

Caren Jones led the Royals with 10 points.

In other games:

• Kelsey Sinclair dropped in 15 points as North Star downed Wild Bill’s 59-47. Sanela Sarcevic had 12 points in a losing cause.

• Triple Threat, with Ingrid Kleinlugtenbeld scoring eight points, defeated Riff Raff 28-13. Jacquie Brown scored eight for the losers.

• RDC Black got eight points from Gillian Magnusson in a 46-31 victory over the Storm, who got 13 from Jen Stange.

• Tannis Johannson poured in 16 points to pace the Spartans to a 38-32 win over Funk, who were led by Kali Guillaume’s eight points.

Foundation accepting financial assistance applications

The Red Deer Games Foundation is accepting applications for financial assistance for Red Deer and area athletes.

The foundation provides grants to individuals demonstrating a high level of ability and strong devotion to their sport.

Application forms outlining the guidelines and criteria of the program are available at the Dawe Centre, Recreation Centre, Collicutt Centre, the Alberta Sport Development Centre and online at www.asdccentral.ca. Deadline for applications is Nov. 18.

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