Red Deer Optimist Chiefs win fifth straight

The Red Deer Optimist Chiefs are rolling in Alberta Midget Hockey League play.

Red Deer won its fifth straight game Sunday, knocking off the Grande Prairie Storm 3-0. Logan Breen earned the shutout, Cash Regan notched his first goal of the season and Mark Janes buried a power play tally. Silas Buijs added an empty-net goal in the third.

Saturday, the Optimist Chiefs also picked up a win, downing the Canadian Athletic Club 4-2. Jayden Henderson had a pair of goals, while Kyle Wallace added a pair of assists. Tyler Mackenzie and Tristan Baumung also added goals. Colby Knight made 34 saves for the win Tyson Perkins, Kaiden Ellertson, Ben Christian and Leyton Holoien had assists.

Bantam AAA

The Bantam AAA Rebels got back to their winning ways on the weekend. They earned a pair of 4-3 victories on the road in Southern Alberta.

Saturday, they knocked off the Southeast Tigers and Sunday they downed the Lethbridge Golden Hawks. In Saturday’s win, Quinn Sampson-Goodman had the game-winning goal, while Harrison Lodewyk, Caleb Hadland and Coy Pighin also added goals. Ephram McNutt had a pair of assists, along with Lodewyk, Pighin, Rhett Miller, Wil Christian and Spencer Clearhout all added one helper. Mary Fluet had 14 saves in the win.

Sunday, Owen Callow, Colby Joyce, Lodewyk and Christian had goals in the win. Sampson-Goodman had two assists, as well as Callow, Christian, Miller, Lodewyk, Joyce and Keith McInnis all added one assist. Brock Lott had 13 saves in the victory. Lott is now 6-0-2 on the year, with a 1.13 goals against average and a 0.939 save percentage.

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