Riot finish season on high

The Red Deer Riot posted a pair of weekend wins to finish the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League junior women’s regular-season schedule with a 9-4-1 record.

Red Deer Riot Janelle Sullivan checks Strathmore Venom Alli Robertson during Ladies Junior Lacrosse action at the Kinex on Sunday. The Riot won 8-2.

The Red Deer Riot posted a pair of weekend wins to finish the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League junior women’s regular-season schedule with a 9-4-1 record.

The Riot got a three-goal performance from Deanna Hume while defeating the host St. Albert Drillers 8-3 on Friday. Leah Boucher and Jenessa Sullivan each sniped two goals and Paige Gillespie-Sweetnam had one.

On Sunday, Boucher and Hayley deBeaudrap each tallied twice as the Riot rolled over the Strathmore Venom 8-2 at the Kinex. Sullivan, Hume, Alexis Monk and Tamara Arnold rounded out the Red Deer scoring.

The Riot, who had Katie Courte guarding their net in all 14 games, finished third in the Rocky Mountain League and will host the provincial championship July 3-5 at the Kinex. The team will stage a fund-raising barbeque Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Save On Foods North.

Rampage fall to Shamrocks

The visiting Red Deer Rampage got goals from Trevor Howse and Darren Kinnear on Sunday in a 3-2 Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League Junior B Tier 1 men’s loss to the Calgary Shamrocks.

The Rampage will host the Calgary Chill on Friday at 8:30 p.m. at the Kinex. The game is being billed as ‘minor lacrosse appreciation night’.

l In Tier 2 Junior B action Friday, Justin Connolly scored twice in a losing cause as the Red Deer Road Train Revenge fell 10-6 to the Edmonton Wizards. Ty Dergousoff, David Westwood, Tanner Wass and Taylor Campbell added singles for the Revenge, who will take on the Red Deer Weatherford Renegades on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Kinex.

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