Lightning finish season well

Shane Gasser netted three goals as the Hunting Hills Lightning blanked Sylvan Lake 9-0 in Central Alberta High School Soccer League boys action.

Shane Gasser netted three goals as the Hunting Hills Lightning blanked Sylvan Lake 9-0 in Central Alberta High School Soccer League boys action.

Bodhan Mamchur scored twice for the winners, who got additional goals from Eric Gopal, Tom Wunsch, Jordan Bottcher and Josh Cruickshank.

Hunting Hills finished second in the regular-season standings — one point behind Notre Dame — and will take on Olds in an A-side semifinal of the championship tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Edgar Park fields.

Notre Dame will face Lindsay Thurber in the other A-side semifinal. The boys B-side semifinals, also at 11 a.m., will see Lacombe going against Innisfail and Sylvan Lake taking on Central Alberta Christian.

Meanwhile, Keisha Perry scored a late goal to lift Hunting Hills past Notre Dame 2-1 in girls’ action.

Katelyn Lomsnes also tallied for the winners, who were undefeated in the regular season and will meet Lacombe in a girls A-side semifinal Saturday at 9 a.m. Celine Jensen netted the Notre Dame goal.

The girls’ championship game and B final are set for 1:30 p.m., with the boys to follow at 3:30 p.m.

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