Local sports briefs – December 21

The Central Alberta U12 AA Sting went undefeated in winning the Central Alberta AA Ice Breaker tournament during the weekend.

Sting undefeated at Ice Breaker tourney

LACOMBE — The Central Alberta U12 AA Sting went undefeated in winning the Central Alberta AA Ice Breaker tournament during the weekend.

The Sting beat the Zone 5 Demolition 10-3 in the gold medal game as Shaw DeMale, Rylee Frank and Sydney Cherniak scored twice each while Jenna St. Pierre, Holly Daniel, Kaylee Sawchuk and Sara Kelly added single markers.

The Sting beat the Zone 5 Attack 10-7, Calgary SISU 10-6 and the Demolition 9-4 in pool play.

Meanwhile in the U14 AA Division the Sting dropped a 6-5 decision to the Calgary Whoa in the final.

Jillian Dreger had two goals and Kelsey Lalor, Ashlynn Morrison and Darby Dykslag one each for the Sting.

The Sting finished tied for first in their division with a 3-1 record. They defeated the Edmonton Elite 11-5, the Zone 5 Fusion 10-5 and the Calgary Kiita

8-3 while losing to the Whoa 7-3.

Meanwhile the U16 AA Sting finished in third place with a record of 1-2-1 record.

The Sting beat the Calgary Raze 4-2 and tied the Calgary Classics 2-2 while losing 2-1 to the Raze and 3-2 to the Classics.

The Raze downed the Classics 4-2 in the final.

Vipers put down Bears

David Foord’s second-period goal was the eventual winner as the visiting Red Deer Vipers closed out the 2010 portion of their Heritage Junior B Hockey League schedule Sunday with a 5-1 victory over the Banff Academy Bears.

JD Morrical, Braden Corbett, Matt Belich and Jeff Kohut also scored for the Vipers, who held a 45-38 advantage in shots. Travis Weber made 37 saves for the Red Deer squad, which was assessed four of nine minor penalties and the lone major.

The Vipers are idle until Jan. 5 when they travel to Ponoka to take on the Stampeders.

Renegades downed by Juventus

The Red Deer Renegades dropped a 6-2 decision to first-place Edmonton Juventus in U12 Tier I boys’ indoor soccer league play during the weekend.

Kolton Childs and Ben Cromier connected for the Renegades.

Minor Hockey

Midget

The Red Deer Elks dropped a pair of AA league games during the weekend — 5-2 to the Calgary Rangers and 6-4 to the Calgary Blackhawks.

Cody Lemon and Tanner Howe scored against the Rangers while Dasan Sydora faced 29 shots in goal.

Joel Scheelar led the Elks against the ‘Hawks with a pair of goals while Justin Moltzahn and Tanner Lomsnes added single markers. Davis Reykdal and Sydora combined for 29 saves.

Midget Girls

The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs managed just one of four points in a pair of weekend A league games — tying Olds 4-4 Saturday and losing 4-1 to the Stettler Vipers Sunday.

Taylor Heinzlmeir had two goals and an assist against Olds with Chelsey Weatherill and Shelby Schlosser adding one goal each. Olds got three goals from Michelle Pochapsky and one from Cayley Turnbull.

Heinzlmeir scored the Chiefs lone goal against the Vipers, who got goals from Ciana Zweifel, Angela Gendre, Kennidy Fisher and Rikki Burrows.

Minor Midget

The Red Deer IROC Chiefs lost 6-3 at Lethbridge Saturday and 4-3 at Medicine Hat Sunday.

Dustin Gorgi, Ryker Leer and Jacob Schofield scored against Lethbridge while Kale Lapointe had two goals and Gorgi one against Medicine Hat.

Matt Zentner made 33 saves against Lethbridge while Logan Muir stopped 25 against the Hat.

Bantam

Jake Wakefield scored both goals for AES Industrial in a 10-2 to Ponoka in B action.

Ponoka held a 52-32 advantage in shots.

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