Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs win once in pair of weekend Midget AAA games

The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs split a pair of weekend games

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The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs split a pair of weekend games in Alberta Female Hockey League play.

On Saturday the Chiefs hosted the Calgary Fire but lost a 3-1 contest. Carley Wlad scored for Red Deer Camille Scherger made 15 saves in the loss.

Red Deer managed to get back on the winning side with a 2-1 shootout win over the Edmonton Pandas Sunday. Camryn Wallan scored the only regulation goal for the Chiefs and Kaitlan Linnel scored the shootout winner. Celine Chailler also scored in the shootout and Chantelle Sandquist made 25 saves in the Red Deer net.

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The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs scored back-to-back shutouts in Alberta Female Hockey League action.

On Saturday Red Deer goalie Rebecca Bridge secured her fourth shutout of the season in a 3-0 win. She now has shutouts in four of her nine wins this season. Danica Polson, Avery Lajeunesse and Kelli-Rai Sieben all scored for the Chiefs.

Jayda Thompson made 33 saves for Red Deer on Sunday. Polson and Gracyn Hollman scored for the Chiefs in the win.

Minor Midget AAA

The Red Deer TBS Chiefs managed one win on their weekend homestand in Alberta Minor Midget Hockey League play.

After a 4-0 loss to the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Saturday, the Chiefs responded with a 7-4 win on Sunday against the Calgary Royals gold.

Both Payton Wright and Colby Chavez-leech scored twice and added an assist in the win for Red Deer. Tye Carriere and Cade Mason also added a goal and two assists. Matias Letwin also scored for the Chiefs. Bretton Park made 42 saves in the win.

The Red Deer Northstar Chiefs lost both games on the weekend. In a 9-4 loss to Calgary Saturday, Jace Paarup had a hat trick and Josh Zinger added a goal. Caileb Berge scored twice in a 6-3 loss to Lethbridge Sunday, while Adam Heindel also added a goal.

Bantam AAA

The Red Deer Rebels closed out the regular season with a pair of losses in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League.

On Saturday, Red Deer fell 4-3 to the Rocky Mountain Raiders. Noah Danielson finished with a goal and two assists, while Brett Meerman and Ronan Seeley also scored. Danielson scored again on Sunday, along with Wyatt Fluet and Alex Lister but again Red Deer lost 4-3, this time to Airdrie.

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The Red Deer Midget A King’s Energy Chiefs won a two-game total point series against Beaumont and advanced to the Provincial Championship on the weekend.

Red Deer was down by two goals going into the second game. That game was tied 2-2 in the 3rd period when Trevor Baron scored with 2:33 left to put Red Deer ahead by one, but they needed two to tie the series.

With 55 seconds left Brett Porter scored to send the series into overtime.

Ryan Bergheim scored 2:11 into the second overtime, resulting in a final score of 5-2 for Red Deer and the series win.

Eric Johnson backstopped the team with 37 saves.

Pee Wee AA

The Red Deer Motors Chiefs clinched second place in the SCAHL Pee Wee AA North Division by winning two of three games on the weekend.

At the Kinsmen Twin Arena on Sunday, Nate Danielson scored five goals to lead the Chiefs to a 17-5 rout of Central Alberta Selects. Nolan Larson added a hat trick while Dextin Reimer and Kaiden Ellertson scored two goals for the Chiefs. Aiden Knutson, Oakley Purves, Lynden Robertson, Ivan Filappov and Tayler Hardman notched singles.

In Okotoks on Saturday, the Oilers Black built up a 6-1 lead and survived a four-goal outburst from the Chiefs late in the third period for a 6-5 win. Robertson, Hardman, Knutson, Larson and Danielson were the Red Deer goal scorers.

An eight point effort from Danielson (4G, 4A) led the Chiefs to a 10-5 win over West Central Tigers at the Collicutt Centre on Friday. Larson had a hat trick and Ellertson, Filappov and Jaice Hardman scored for the Chiefs.

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