Minor hockey briefs – October 1

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Minor midget AAA

Bradley Makofka scored twice and set up a third goal Sunday to lead the Red Deer IROC Chiefs to a 3-1 win over the Rockyview Raiders in Alberta Minor Midget AAA Hockey League preseason action at Chestermere.

Reid Sterling also scored for IROC, while Andrew Perry picked up two assists and Dalyn Haire and Carson Franks combined to make 39 saves.


Major midget girls

Alexandra Silbernagel and Katie Griffiths scored as the Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs battled visiting Sherwood Park to a 2-2 draw in Alberta Major Midget Female League action Sunday.

Nisa Bartlett made 23 saves for the Chiefs.

Sutter Fund fell 6-4 to the host Spruce Grove Saints Saturday, getting two goals from Reanna Arnold and singles from Rylee Kramer and Autumn Woelk. Aly Anderson stopped 28 shots for the Chiefs.


Major bantam

Luke Coleman, Kobe Scott and Parker Smyth scored in a losing cause as the Red Deer Rebels Black dropped a 5-4 decision to the host Calgary Flames in Alberta Major Bantam League play Sunday.

Geordan Andrew turned aside 31 shots for Red Deer.

The Rebels Black got two-goal efforts from Coleman, Jeffrey de Wit and Matthew Froehlick in an 8-3 win over Fort Saskatchewan Saturday. Kyle Gibson also scored for Red Deer and winning goalie Graydon Larson made 19 saves.

Meanwhile, the Red Deer Rebels White dropped a pair of weekend contests, falling 9-3 to the Southeast Hockey Hounds at Medicine Hat and 5-1 at Lethbridge. 3

Tyler Steenbergen fired all three goals for the Rebels White at Medicine Hat, where Dawson Weatherill made 36 saves in a losing cause. Details from the game at Lethbridge were unavailable.


Midget AA

A two-goal performance from Justin Van Tetering helped the Red Deer Elks post a 4-3 exhibition win over Sylvan Lake Sunday.

Kywn Hiebert and Kyden Trozzo had the other Elks goals and winning netminder Brady Jewan made 26 saves.

On Friday, the Elks defeated Lacombe 5-3 in a South Central League contest as Hiebert potted two goals and Matt Krusky, Connor Einhorn and Matthew Thiessen also scored. Nicholas Galenzoski made 26 saves for the win.