Minor hockey briefs – February 11


Minor midget AAA

The Red Deer IROC Chiefs earned a single point in weekend action, skating to a 3-3 draw Sunday with the visiting Airdrie/Cochrane Avalanche.

Tyler Graber, Riley Mathies and Andrew Perry scored for the Chiefs, while Dalyn Haire made 21 saves.

On Saturday, IROC travelled to Calgary and fell 5-4 to the Blazers. Perry, Ty Wagar, Ryley Smith and Nick Knezacek provided the Chiefs goals, with losing netminder Carson Franks making 30 saves.

Meanwhile, the Red Deer Northstar Chiefs posted a pair of home-ice shutouts, knocking off the Calgary Rangers 5-0 and the Calgary Stampeders 3-0.

Brody Dirk stopped 37 saves against the Rangers, while Layne Bensmiller fired three goals and Brenden Baker potted a pair.

Baker, Chad Gross and Anthony Neurauter were the Northstar snipers in the win over the Stamps. Branden Bilodeau turned in a flawless 31-save performance.

Major midget female

Beck Davidson erupted for three goals Sunday to lead the Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs to a 6-3 win over the visiting Highwood Raiders.

Also scoring for the Chiefs were Taylor Hall, Krista Wilson and Presley Hollman. Winning goalie Aly Andersen made 23 saves.

The host Chiefs were 4-3 losers to the Spruce Grove Saints Saturday, getting goals from Hall, Hollman and Wilson. Nisa Bartlett stopped 24 shots in the Sutter Fund net.

Major bantam

The Red Deer Rebels White split a pair of weekend games, falling 6-4 to the visiting Calgary Bisons and winning 6-3 at Okotoks.

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Major bantam female

Shealee Dolan recorded a hat trick as the Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs downed the visiting Calgary Outlaws 3-2 Sunday.

Sutter Fund netminder Alexandra Galenzoski made 18 saves.

Bantam A

The Red Deer Frontier Chiefs were 0-3 during the weekend, losing 8-3 and 5-1 to the Forestburg Thunderstars in a home-and-home set and falling 8-0 to visiting Sylvan Lake.

Liam Stalwick, Tristyn Zarubiak and Carson Stuve were the Frontier marksmen versus the visiting Thunderstars, while Brett Martens and Nolan MacGregor combined for 20 saves.

Zarubiak was the lone Chiefs sniper at Forestburg, where Martens and MacGregor combined to turn aside 24 shots.

Brett Martens made 39 saves against Sylvan Lake.

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