Minor hockey briefs – February 19

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Major bantam

The Red Deer Rebels Black concluded their season Sunday at Airdrie, falling 4-1 to the Xtreme in the third and deciding game of an AMBHL divisional quarter-final.

Luke Coleman potted the lone goal for the Rebels Black, who outshot their hosts 36-29. Graydon Larson made 25 saves in a losing cause.

On Saturday, Kobe Scott scored with 8:41 remaining to give the Rebels Black a 5-4 win over the visiting Xtreme and forcing a third game in the best-of-three set.

Brady Park, Parker Smyth, TJ Brown and Jeremy Klessens also connected for Red Deer. Larson turned aside 26 shots for the win, while Airdrie netminder Kurtis Chapman made 23 saves.


Minor midget AAA

Riley Mathies notched a power-play goal and Andrew Perry scored on a penalty shot as the Red Deer IROC Chiefs earned a 2-2 weekend draw with the host Lethbridge Hurricanes.

Dalyn Haire made 26 saves for the Chiefs.

Meanwhile, the visiting Red Deer Northstar Chiefs doubled the Airdrie/Cochrane Avalanche 6-3.

Andrew Kartusch and Chase Olsen scored twiice each with Layne Bensmiller and Toran Corbier connecting once apiece. Brody Dirk finished with 29 saves in goal.


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Jesse Roth scored twice to lead the Red Deer King’s Energy Chiefs to a 9-5 victory over Hobbema during the weekend.

Also connecting for the winners were Scott Bailey, Brian Paquin, Colton Levie, Trystin Rebman, Mitchell Morrison, Ryan Morrel and Teagan Colonna.

King’s also knocked off Wetaskiwin 6-4, getting goals from Shawn Roe, Roth, Brody Case, Paquin, Levie and Jacob Bottomley.


Major bantam girls

The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs moved into a second-place tie in the South Division with a 4-0 win over the Spruce Grove Saints at home Saturday.

Andrea Anderson had two goals and Mikaela Reay and Shealee Dolan one each while netminder Christina Boulton made 16 saves for the shutout.

The Chiefs, who had 54 shots on goal, finish their regular season next weekend as they host the Calgary Outlaws Saturday at 2:15 p.m. and visit the Rocky Mountain Raiders in Cochrane Sunday.

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