Sports briefs May 5

The Battle River Shock put together a strong passing game to down the Edmonton Eagles 35-0 in Capital District Minor Football Association midget tier II play at the Johnny Bright Bowl Tuesday.

Shock blast Eagles

EDMONTON — The Battle River Shock put together a strong passing game to down the Edmonton Eagles 35-0 in Capital District Minor Football Association midget tier II play at the Johnny Bright Bowl Tuesday.

Jarrett Burzuk of Red Deer tossed touchdown passes of nine yards to Jacob Butcher and 35-yards to Blake Draper, both of Red Deer. Draper also hooked up with Corson Clarkson of Camrose on an 85-yard pass and run play.

Jason Rivet of Camrose had receptions of 35 and 37 yards while Riley Prediger of Sylvan Lake had catches of 17 and 22 yards.

Darion Hippe of Lacombe led the ground attack with touchdowns of 55 and 70 yards while Michael Ioanidis of Camrose had a 56-yard touchdown run.

Ioanidis chipped in on defence with a 22-yard interception return while Ian Krause of Wetaskiwin led the team in tackles.

The Shock close out their season against the Lloydminster Red Dogs at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Clark Park in Edmonton.


Firefly Fusion down Badgers

Taylor Stymiest tripled home the winning run as the Firefly Fusion downed the Snell and Oslund Badgers 7-6 in Red Deer Ladies’ Fastball League play Tuesday at Great Chief Park.

Emily Eisenhawer added a pair of singles for the Fusion while Madison Holland and Jordanna Krentz combined on the mound to fan five and allow five hits.

Meanwhile, Brianna Weinrauch picked up the win as the Red Deer Overdoor Rage midget A girls’ team downed Stettler 8-5.

Jocelyn Peterman had a home run and Kelsey Thompson had a single and pair of triples for the Rage.

In other action the Sports World Panthers and Budal Ice battled to a 2-2 draw and Lacombe downed the Bandits 6-3.


Lightning blow out Lakers

The Hunting Hills Lightning spread their scoring around as they downed the Sylvan Lake Lakers 36-5 in Central Alberta High School Boys’ Rugby League play Wednesday.

Armand Swartz, Jakey Curtis, Logan Sabourin, Mark Beingesner, Byron Grande and Orrin Farries had one try each with Curtis kicking three converts.

Garrett Lewis scored the Sylvan Lake try.