Optimist Rebels win, Sutter Fund Chiefs lose

The Red Deer Optimist Rebels grabbed a share of first place in their pool on the boys’ side of the Mac’s AAA midget hockey tournament with a 5-2 win over the North Island Silvertips of Vancouver Island Monday.

CALGARY — The Red Deer Optimist Rebels grabbed a share of first place in their pool on the boys’ side of the Mac’s AAA midget hockey tournament with a 5-2 win over the North Island Silvertips of Vancouver Island Monday.

The win left the Rebels and the UFA Bisons at 2-0-0 while the Saskatoon Contacts slipped to 1-1-1. St. Albert is 0-2-1 and the Silvertips 0-2-0.

Clayton Petrie opened and closed the scoring for the Rebels, who led 4-2 after two periods. The teams were tied 1-1 after 20 minutes.

Jarett Zentner, Brett Printz and Sam Jardine added single markers for the Rebels. Goaltender Travis Weber finished with 24 saves and the Rebels took eight of 12 minors.

The Rebels face Saskatoon today at 8 p.m. and clash with the Bisons at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. Both games are at Father David Bauer.

Meanwhile on the girls’ side, the Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs dropped a 3-1 decision to the Calgary Chaos.

The Chiefs, who sit with a 1-1-1 record, finish their pool play Wednesday at 8 am. against the Notre Dame Hounds at the Max Bell Arena.

The Chaos and St. Albert are in first place at 1-0-1 while Notre Dame is 1-1-0 and the Westman Wildcats from Manitoba 0-2-1.

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