Thunder win back-to-back games in tripleheader hockey action
After a 5-4 overtime loss to the Blackfalds Wranglers, Oct. 19, the Airdrie Thunder bounced back and won two games in a row over the Stettler Lightning, Oct. 20, and the Banff Hockey Academy, Oct. 21.
The 4-2 win over the Lightning featured goals from Gavin Klein, Dylan Johnston, Donavon Henrion and Justin Millson and the 4-3 victory in Banff saw Henrion score his third of the weekend, as he also scored against Blackfalds. Daniel Hounjet, Marcus Cheng and Taysen Holt added tallies against Banff.
Alex Hustad, Holt and Matthew Flette were the goal scorers in the overtime loss. The team’s next home game with be Oct. 26 at the Ron Ebbesen Arena against Okotoks. Game time is 8 p.m.
The AC Avalanche extended a winning streak to three games with a 4-3 win over CRAA Blue, Oct. 1. Troy VanTetering, who is the team’s leading scorer and third in league scoring added his secong goal of the season, bringing his point total to 10. Chad Harrison, who is trailing VanTetering by only one point added a goal and an assist in the win.
Austin Cameron and Ty Milligan also added markers while Colton Reid had two helpers.
The Avalanche’s next home games will be Oct. 27 when it takes on the Southeast Hounds and Oct. 28 when it hosts the CBHA Rangers. The Hounds game will be at 5:15 p.m. and the Rangers game will be at 2:15 p.m., both at the Totem Arena in Cochrane.
Track and Field
The Rocky View Sports Association (RVSA) held its annual fall middle school track and field meet, Oct. 4, at the Foothills Athletic Park in Calgary.
See below for team standings:
Springbank – 288 points Manachaban – 202.5 Ecole Airdrie – 105.5 Muriel Clayton – 100 Chestermere Lake – 50 Mitford – 29
Meadowbrook – 119 points Bearspaw – 102 Banded Peak – 68 Ralph McCall – 53 Langdon – 36 Kathyrn – 25 W.G. Murdoch – 21 Indus – 16 Cochrane Christian – 12 Beiseker – 5
With playoffs around the corner, the RVSA senior and junior volleyball teams completed Week Six action, Oct. 17.
See below for results:
Jr. Boys Bow Valley def. George McDougall 3-0
Sr. Boys George McDougall def. Bow Valley 3-1
Jr. Girls Cochrane def. Bert Church 3-0 Bow Valley def. George McDougall 3-1 Springbank def. Beiseker 3-0
Sr. Girls Cochrane def. Bert Church 3-2 Bow Valley def. George McDougall 3-2 Springbank def. Beiseker 3-0 Chestermere def. W.G. Murdoch 3-0
The final week of regular season play took place Oct. 24 (after press time) and determined the playoff matchups. In all four divisions, there was a pair of crosstown rivalry games with Bert Church and George McDougall facing off and Bow Valley taking on Cochrane.
The junior girls and boys Chestermere Lakers played Beiseker, as did the senior girls. The senior girls Springbank Phoenix played W.G. Murdoch.