Sports briefs – November 16

Nick Marchuk had a first and four seconds for the Cheney Karate Studio at the Medicine Hat Open Martial Arts Championship during the weekend,

Marchuk wins honours at martial arts championships

MEDICINE HAT — Nick Marchuk had a first and four seconds for the Cheney Karate Studio at the Medicine Hat Open Martial Arts Championship during the weekend,

Marchuk won the junior black belt weapons forms title while finishing second in the junior black belt forms and kickboxing, the 14-17 year-old sparring and weapons sparring.

Christy Marchuk captured the adult coloured belt weapon forms and was second in the executive green-brown belt forms and ladies intermediate sparring.

Jack Marchuk placed second in the eight-nine year-old intermediate weapons sparring and forms and junior coloured belt weapons.

Tori Marchuk was fourth in the six-seven year-old beginner forms.

Crimtech Shock wins gold

BEAUMONT — The Red Deer Crimtech Services Shock won the gold medal in the U14 A division of the Beaumont Brass Ring tournament during the weekend.

The Shock downed the Beaumont Barn 5-4 in overtime in the final. The game was a rematch of their opening round-robin game, which saw the Barn record a 5-3 victory.

The Barn evened the final with two seconds remaining, but Isabel St. Pierre scored on a rebound 43 seconds into the sudden-death overtime to give the Shock the victory.

Mackenzie Lindholm had two goals and Megan Phillips and Kaylee Domoney one each for the Shock.

In their first meeting with the Barn, Erin Allin had two goals and Lindholm one.

In other pool play, the Shock beat the Calgary Revolution 9-1 and the Calgary Blitz 7-5.

Alison Schlachter made 35 saves in beating the Revolution while Phillips scored three times and Domoney and Kristin DeMale had two goals each and St. Pierre and Allin one apiece.

Domoney had two goals and Phillips, Allin, St. Pierre, Lindholm and DeMale one each against the Blitz.

Queens volleyball tryouts set

The Queens Volleyball Club will begin tryouts Dec. 5 in the four older groups.

The U17 and U18 tryouts run Dec. 5 from 2-3:30 p.m. and Dec. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. at RDC’s Kevin Sirois Gym.

The U15 tryouts go Dec. 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. and Dec. 12 from 3:30-5 p.m.

The U16 division runs Dec. 5 from 4-5:30 p.m. and Dec. 12 from 2-3:30 p.m.

In both the U15 and U16 divisions if there are over 40 participants at the first tryout the numbers will be cut down and the second tryout will be by invitation only.

Tryouts for the U13 and U14 divisions will begin Jan. 9 and continue on the 16th and 23rd.

Minor Hockey


The Red Deer Elks dropped a 6-1 decision to the Calgary North East Blazers in AA action Sunday.

Tanner Howe scored for the Elks while Davis Reykdal faced 33 shots in taking the loss.

• The Days Inn downed Western Financial in an all-Red Deer A league contest Sunday.

Spencer Kranenborg scored three times for the winners with Ty Elliot, Brandon Way and Dylan Evans potting two goals each and Teagan Calonna and Mitch Dore one apiece. Alec Mitchell stopped 15 shots in goal.

Taylor Packard and Jackson Lailey replied for Western while Mack Patchett recorded 41 saves in a losing effort.

Peewee Girls

The Red Deer Sutter Fund won the Fire on ice A tournament in Fort Saskatchewan during the weekend.

The Chiefs downed Calgary High Voltage 4-3 in a shootout in the final.

Goaltender Alexandra Galenzoski stopped four of five shots in the shootout while Maddison Toppe and Mairead Bast, the last shooter, scored.

Both teams were 3-0 in round robin play as the Chiefs beat Lloyminster 7-0, Fort Saskatchewan 4-2 and Edmonton 3-1.

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