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Red Deer Bantam AAA Rebels win fourth straight

The Red Deer Bantam AAA Rebels remain undefeated in December.

Red Deer won both home contests over the weekend, knocking off the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers Saturday then shutting out the Okotoks Oilers.

Saturday, they downed the Rangers 7-2. Will Christian had a hat trick, Josh Perreault chipped in a pair. Coy Pighin and Chase Walker also added tallies. Keith McInnis and Talon Brigley each had a pair of assists, while goalie Marvy Fluet had 16 saves.

Sunday, Brock Lott picked up the shutout with 12 saves. Owen Callow and Brigley had power play goals, while Perreault and Caleb Hadland also added goals. Hadland, McInnis, Pighin, Perreault, Brigley, Nate Thompson, Spencer Claerhout and Justice Christensen all had an assist.

Red Deer is 15-1-2 on the year and first in the Ram South division.

The Rebels will host the Calgary Northstars Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Servus Arena.

Midget AAA Female

The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs scored a huge win on Sunday in Alberta Female Midget AAA Hockey League play.

They knocked off the top-ranked St. Albert Slash 2-1 at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. It was the first loss of the season for the Slash.

Red Deer fell behind 1-0 midway through the first period but got a power play goal by Kylie Perry with 1:18 left in the second, then the game-winner by Chloe Shingoose with 5:08 to play.

Aryn Chambers and Julie Wagner had assists in the win and Ridleigh Hansen made 33 saves for the win.

Saturday, Red Deer was shutout 4-0 by the Rocky Mountain Raiders.

They play next on Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.

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