Minor hockey briefs – October 29


Minor midget AAA

The Red Deer IROC Chiefs split a pair of weekend contests, downing the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers 3-1 and losing 8-2 to the Sherwood Park Squires.

Reid Sterling tallied twice in the Chiefs’ win. Kale Howarth also scored for IROC and Dalyn Haire made 23 saves.

Drew Gosselin and Andrew Perry scored in the loss to Sherwood Park. IROC netminder Carson Franks stopped 40 shots.

Meanwhile, the Red Deer Northstar Chiefs were also 1-1 during the weekend, dumping the host Edmonton Maple Leafs 6-2 and dropping a 2-1 decision to the visiting Rockyview Raiders.

Layne Bensmiller erupted for four goals in the win at Edmonton. Chase Olsen and Dawson Reykdal also scored for the Chiefs and Brody Dirk made 21 saves.

Olsen notched the only goal against Rockyview. Brandon Bilodeau made 24 saves in a losing effort.

Major bantam

Parker Smyth, Jeffrey de Wit and Tyrees Goodrunning each scored once as the Rebels Black downed the Rebels White 3-2 in an all-Red Deer battle Sunday at the Arena.

Tyler Wall and Josh Bussard replied for the Rebels White, while Lane Congdon made 41 saves. Graydon Larson stopped 22 shots for the winners.

On Saturday, the Rebels White fell 2-0 at Okotoks and the Rebels Black buried visiting Camrose 6-2.

Dawson Weatherill made 33 saves in a losing cause at Okotoks, where the Rebels White held a 42-35 advantage in shots.

Smyth, de Wit and Matthew Froehlick sniped two goals apiece against Camrose. Geordan Andrew made 22 saves for the win.

Bantam A

Blake Mahura and Liam Stalwick each potted two goals to lead the Red Deer Frontier Chiefs to a 6-2 win over visiting Ponoka. Carson Stuve and Owen Cummerford also scored for the Chiefs, who got 24 saves from Brett Martens.

Noland MacGregor stopped 50 shots in a losing cause as the Chiefs were routed 9-1 to Stettler, their lone goal coming from Tristyn Zarubiak.

Major midget female

The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs earned three points in weekend action, downing the visiting Highwood Raiders 3-1 Sunday and gaining a 1-1 draw with the host Calgary Bruins 24 hours earlier.

Taylor Hall, Becky Davidson and Krista Wilson scored in the Chiefs’ victory. Sutter Fund netminder Nisa Bartlett made 22 saves.

Bartlett also made 22 saves at Calgary, where Presley Hollman accounted for the lone Red Deer goal.

Major bantam female

Breanna Martin scored the eventual winner in the first period as the Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs dropped the visiting Calgary Outlaws 4-1 Saturday.

Also scoring for Sutter Fund were Shealee Dolan, Mairead Bast and Kirsten Baumgardt. Christina Boulton lost her shutout bid in the third period and finished with 11 saves.

The Chiefs were in Edmonton Sunday to face the Lightning. Results were unavailable.

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