Minor hockey briefs – December 2

Jeremy Klessens fired three goals to lead the Rebels White over the Rebels Black 7-2 in an Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League game Sunday featuring both Red Deer teams.

Major bantam AAA

Jeremy Klessens fired three goals to lead the Rebels White over the Rebels Black 7-2 in an Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League game Sunday featuring both Red Deer teams.

The winners got single goals from Tyrell McCubbing, Dylan Scheunert, Joel Ray and Jarrett Brandon. Dayton Playford and Seth Stratton scored for the Rebels Black.

Winning netminder Dawson Weatherill made 25 saves. Shae Herbert stopped 38 shots at the other end.

The two clubs combined to stage a Christmas toy/food drive during the game.

On Saturday, the Rebels white were 6-4 losers to the host Spruce Grove Saints and the Rebels Black were dumped 7-2 by the visiting Calgary Flames.

Josh Tarzell tallied twice in a losing cause at Spruce Grove. Ray and Scheunert also scored for the Rebels White, who got a 36-save outing from Duncan Hughes while being outshot 42-27.

Brad Helofs and Elijah Funkhouser accounted for the Rebels Black goals in the loss at the Arena. Red Deer netminder Justin Travis turned aside 60 shots.

Minor midget AAA

Landon MacKenzie netted the lone goal for the Red Deer Northstar Chiefs in a 4-1 loss Saturday to the host Calgary Bruins.

Reid Money made 30 saves for the Chiefs, who held a 42-34 advantage in shots.

On Friday, the Northstar Chiefs knocked off the Aero Equipment Chiefs 5-3 in an all-Red Deer contest.

Luke Coleman potted two goals for the winners, who got singles from Donte´ Nowell, Reed Engman and Ryan Chambers. Lane Congdon made 31 saves for Northstar, while Aero Equipment goaltenders Graydon Larson and Justin Travis combined to block 28 shots.

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