Wranglers nab win over Thunder

The Blackfalds Wranglers got two-goal performances from Bryce Boguski, Chance Abbott and Trent Hermary in a 7-5 Heritage Junior B Hockey League win over the visiting Airdrie Thunder Sunday.

The Blackfalds Wranglers got two-goal performances from Bryce Boguski, Chance Abbott and Trent Hermary in a 7-5 Heritage Junior B Hockey League win over the visiting Airdrie Thunder Sunday.

Jared Guilbault also scored for Blackfalds, which led 2-1 and 4-3 by periods and was assessed eight of 15 minor penalties. Thomas Isaman stopped 24 shots for the Wranglers, who directed 50 shots at Airdrie’s Kade Taplin.

In another Sunday outing, the host Stettler Lightning got past the Coaldale Copperheads 5-2 as Dylan Houston scored twice and Connor Doucette, Derek Muhlbach and Jacob Hamel had singles.

Simon Thieleman turned aside 29 shots for the winners. Coaldale goalie Daniel Wenham faced 36 shots.

The Red Deer Vipers ran into a hot goaltender Saturday and were blanked 6-0 by the visiting Okotoks Bisons. Brayden Engel turned aside all 35 shots he faced in the Bisons net, while starter Anthony Hamill and backup Klay Munro combined to make 25 saves for the Vipers.

The host Ponoka Stampeders were stomped 10-3 by the High River Flyers in another Saturday game. Nick Keouhan, Jacob Bottomley and Chandler Knibb scored for Ponoka — outshot 43-27 — while Eli Falls and Nathaniel Nickel combined to make 33 saves for the losers.

In a Friday game, Kelby Stevens and Lucas Jones scored in a losing cause as the host Three Hills Thrashers dropped a 3-2 overtime decision to Okotoks.

Three Hills goaltender Brady Hoover made 39 saves as the Thrashers were outshot 42-34.

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