Local sports briefs – May 16

The Red Deer Servus Credit Union Braves won a pair of bantam AAA baseball league games in Sherwood Park Saturday. The Braves beat the St. Albert Cardinals 11-2 and the Sherwood Park Green 28-4.

Braves beat Cards, Green

The Red Deer Servus Credit Union Braves won a pair of bantam AAA baseball league games in Sherwood Park Saturday.

The Braves beat the St. Albert Cardinals 11-2 and the Sherwood Park Green 28-4.

Levi Moon started against the Cardinals, allowing one run on three hits while fanning six in four innings.

Riley Guntrip was a single and a double with two RBIs and a run scored while Moon and Brendan Baker added two hits each with both driving in a run and scoring once.

Mitch Vanson had a three-run double and scored once.

Nik Fischer started and went three innings against Sherwood Park, allowing a run on two hits and fanned five.

Guntrip was five-for-five at the plate with three doubles and a pair of singles while scoring three times and driving in five runs. Ryan Klinck had three singles in five trips to the plate and scored four times to go with one RBI. Moon contributed three singles, two RBIs and scored once


Renegades fall to Inter

The Red Deer Renegades dropped a 3-2 decision to Edmonton Inter in U12 tier I boys soccer league play during the weekend.

Trevor Luymes and Nicholas Van Doesburg scored for the Renegades.

In under-16 play, the Renegades were 6-0 winners over Edmonton Victoria as Josh Simons netted three goals and Nik Berry, Turner Johnson and Jordan Bottcher also scored. Vuyani Ndhlovu earned the shutout.

Meanwhile, the Renegades U12 tier 2 girls team improved to 3-1 with two wins and a loss during the weekend. The Red Deer squad blanked Edmonton Scottish 1-0 and Sherwood Park Phoenix C 4-0, and dropped a 2-1 decision to Sherwood Park Phoenix B.

Lacoka tops Red Deer

Lacoka downed Red Deer Jacil Consulting 8-6 in midget lacrosse action Friday in Lacombe.

Kyle Stegmaier had three goals and an assist to lead Lacoka while Mack Hawthorne and Douglas Wing added two goals and one assist each and Chase Heck a goal.

Nate Bellanger led Red Deer with two goals while Colton Levie had a goal and two assists and Jason Brand a goal and one helper. Ryan Strome and Brodie Case added single goals.


Lightning light up Alix

Natassia Wight scored three times and Jennifer Huo twice as the Hunting Hills Lightning downed Alix 8-0 in Central Alberta Senior Girls Soccer League play Friday.

Emily Gobal, Keisha Perry and Nikita Singh each added a goal.

In other girls play, Lacombe lost 7-0 to Notre Dame.

In boys action, the Lindsay Thurber Raiders beat Olds 2-0 as Hayden Slaymaker and Bernardo Nono each scored once. Brody Slagman recorded the shutout.


Shock blast Grizzlies

EDMONTON — The Battle River Shock closed out their Capital District Minor Football Association midget tier I season with a 29-8 win over the Millwoods Grizzlies Saturday.

Greg Fowler of Red Deer had a pair of touchdowns to lead the offence with Jordan McNabb of Camrose leading the defence with two interceptions, including a 19-yard return for a major.

Paul Fuller of Wetaskiwin and Sheldon Wiebe of Lacombe both had quarterback sacks while Brad Huhnold of Sylvan Lake added a fumble recovery.


Silver for Rage

The Red Deer Locked Solid Rage peewee B fastball squad settled for silver in the Calgary Nose Creek Invitational tournament during the weekend.

The Rage took a 3-1 record into the final and fell 7-6 to Stony Plain.

The Red Deer Rage squirt B squad also took silver in their division, falling 19-11 to the Strathmore Renegades after winning all of their previous games.

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