Local sports briefs – October 20

Mark Salkeld dropped in 16 points to lead Carstar to a 74-70 victory over the Sorento Fatboys in Central Alberta Senior Men’s Basketball Association play Sunday.

Carstar dunks Fatboys 74-70

Mark Salkeld dropped in 16 points to lead Carstar to a 74-70 victory over the Sorento Fatboys in Central Alberta Senior Men’s Basketball Association play Sunday.

Mike Asmus and Jamie Brown added 12 points each for Carstar while Keenan Fisher had 18 points and Dave Cunningham 16 for the Fatboys.

In other action, the Grandview All-stars got 21 points from Tom West and 17 from Greg Carritt in downing Acclaim Insulation 89-57.

Chris Ferguson had 16 points and Chris Capicio 13 in a losing cause.

Fencers win gold, silver at Hokkaido

Dakota Wohl and Zac Zanussi of the host Red Deer Fencing Club won gold and silver, respectively, in the under-15 men’s epee category of the Hokkaido Cup meet during the weekend.

Former Red Deer Fencing Club member Alanna Bowie, now attending the University of Calgary, defeated Karis Langvand of the host club in the final of the under-20 women’s epee.

Langvand also placed third in the women’s epee, Zanussi was third in the under-17 men’s sabre and Nathaniel Johnson had an identical result in the under-20 men’s epee.

Other Red Deer results:

Women’s epee: Alanna Bowie, fifth; Karren Lyver, sixth; Under-20 women’s epee: Michelle Schollie, eighth; Veteran men’s epee: John Shoulders, sixth; Men’s epee: Nathan Johnson, ninth; Shoulders, 13th; David Coates, 14th; U-17 men’s epee: Brandon Christensen, sixth; Zac Zanussi, eighth; Dakota Wohl, 10th; Daniel Schollie, 15th; Coleman Adam, 19th; Thomas Lyver, 22nd; Under-15 men’s epee: Lyver sixth; Adam, seventh.

Marchuk family show their chops

The Marchuk family excelled as Cheney Karate Studio members in the Canadian Open Martial Arts Association championship at Prince Albert, Sask., during the weekend.

Nick Marchuk was victorious in each of the musical forms, 12-17 weapons forms and advanced weapons sparring, placed second in the 12-13 advanced forms and third in the advanced sparring, and was named overall coloured belt grand champion.

Tori Marchuk was first in the 4-5 beginner sparring and beginner forms competitions.

Christy Marchuk took top honours in the 18 and over weapons forms.

Jack Marchuk was first in the 6-7 intermediate forms and runner-up in each of the 6-7 intermediate sparring and weapons sparring events.

Parcels foursome drop final in extra end; Sherrer takes B-event

Shane Parcels and his Red Deer foursome had to settle for runner-up status in the Elks junior bonspiel at the Red Deer Curling Centre during the weekend.

Parcels and his crew lost 4-3 in an extra end to Jesse Scheidegger of Lethbridge in the A-event final.

Lacombe’s Kaitlyn Sherrer defeated Graham Powell of Grand Prairie 7-3 to take B-event honours, and Riley Carroll of Oyen beat Joceyln Peterman of Red Deer 4-3 in the C final.

The last three event winners were Andrew Dunbar of Grande Prairie, Kevin Yablonski of Calgary and Megan Chambers of Crossfield.

Minor Hockey

Major Bantam

Kale Lapointe scored twice and Anthony Hamill made 25 saves as the Red Deer Rebels White edged host Lloydminster 4-3 during the weekend.

Matthew Van Mulligen and Draven Jerry also tallied for the winners.

Bantam

Scott Bailey’s hat-trick performance paced the Red Deer Young Guns to a 5-3 win over Welcan in weekend B action.

Evan Petriew and Bryce Abell also scored for the Young Guns, while Reign Letkeman, with two goals, and Mitchell Dore replied for Welcan.

Peewee

The Red Deer Holiday Inn Chiefs were 1-1 in A weekend preseason action, falling 2-1 to Leduc and defeating the Rocky Mountain House Vipers 7-5.

Kyle Gibson scored the lone goal in the Chiefs’ loss, then, along with Dawson Reykdal, tallied twice against Rocky. Parker Smyth, Kyle Rideout and Caden Shybunka also scored against Rocky, while Ryley Bosch made 19 saves.

Michael Ozga stopped 26 shots against Leduc.

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