Airdrie Xtreme emerge from weekend with a tie and a win
It was a three-point weekend for the Airdrie Xtreme as it ended October with a tie and a win. The Xtreme drew to a 1-1 finish with the Calgary Bantam AAA Flames, Oct. 27. Barrett Sheen scored the teamís only goal with assists going to Jordan McConnell and Tristan Paquette.
Airdrie defeated the Camrose Vikings 7-1, Oct. 28. Morgan Simpson lead the team with two goals, while McConnell also had a goal and an assist. Taylor Fawns recorded two assists. The other Xtreme goal scorers were Sheen, Paquette, Jared Janke and Gary Haden.
With only four league games in November, three of which are on the road, the Xtremeís next home game will be Nov. 24 against the Calgary Northstars. Game time is 7:15 p.m. at the Ron Ebbesen Arena.
The Rocky View Sports Association (RVSA) volleyball regular season ended Oct. 24 with the senior boys rivalry games.
The George McDougall Mustangs ended its season with a bang, defeating the first-place Bert Church Chargers 3-1, Oct. 24. The Bow Valley Bobcats defeated the Cochrane Cobras 3-0.
In the senior girls division, the Mustangs were also victorious over the Chargers, taking the match 3-1. Bow Valley defeated Cochrane 3-1 and the Chestermere Lakers bested Beiseker 3-0.
The Springbank Phoenix shut out W.G. Murdoch 3-0.
The divisional playoffs took place Oct. 28 and 31, but only the junior results from Oct. 28 were available at press time.
George Mac junior boys defeated Bow Valley 3-0 and played Springbank in the first semi-final. Bert Church defeated Chestermere in the second semi-final.
The Chargers and Phoenix will play for the gold medal. Nov. 1.
The Chestermere Lakers junior girls shut out the Mustangs 3-0 and will play the Springbank Phoenix in the first semi-finals, Oct. 31 (after press time).
George McDougall will play the winner of Bert Church and Beiseker in the Tier II final, Nov. 1.
Airdrie-born hockey players Anthony Paskaruk and Maddison Smiley were named to the Hockey Canadaís Canada West selection camp roster.
The camp took place Oct. 28 to 31 and if selected, the pair will represent Canada at the World Jr. A Challenge Nov. 5 to 11 in Yarmouth, N.S.
Both Paskaruk and Smiley, 18, play for the Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League.
Paskaruk has five goals and six assists in 16 games while Smiley has 10 goals and 10 assists.