Wranglers rope up win over Kings

Jason Bell and Jared Kambeitz scored unanswered third-period goals for the Blackfalds Wranglers in a 5-4 Heritage Junior B Hockey League win Sunday over the visiting Strathmore Wheatland Kings.

Jason Bell and Jared Kambeitz scored unanswered third-period goals for the Blackfalds Wranglers in a 5-4 Heritage Junior B Hockey League win Sunday over the visiting Strathmore Wheatland Kings.

Kambeitz tallied twice for the Wranglers, who got single goals from Trent Hermary and Jared Guilbault. Layne Swier made 17 saves for Blackfalds, which held a wide 66-21 advantage in shots.

The win was the second of the weekend for the Wranglers, who defeated the host Airdrie Thunder 5-4 Friday as Hermary, Guilbault, Kambeitz, Chance Abbott and Jared Williams scored and Swier turned aside 43 shots.

In other Heritage weekend games involving Central Alberta teams:

l Reese Anheligar and Kyler O’Connor scored for the host Stettler Lightning in a 4-2 loss to Airdrie.

Simon Thieleman made 48 saves for the Lightning, who were outshot 52-31.

In another contest, visiting Stettler fell 3-1 to the Medicine Hat Cubs.

Doug Blacklock got the lone goal for the Lightning, while losing goalie Coleman Waddell made 29 saves.

l The Three Hills Thrashers, with Jesse Scheunert, Lucas Ford, Joel Harrison, Michael Stoetzel, Michael Neumeier and Dylan Houston each scoring once, dumped the visiting Cochrane Generals 6-3.

Devon Dell turned aside 31 shots for the win.

The Thrashers also roared past the visiting Banff Bears 7-3, getting two goals from each of Josh Rasmussen and Cameron Braun and singles from Scheunert and Harrison. Brady Hoover made 29 saves for Three Hills.

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