As the season wears on, hockey teams across Central Alberta hone their skills and become stronger and faster, and as many Ponoka and Maskwacis teams played over the weekend those improvements by everyone resulted in a mixture of wins, losses and ties.
Bantam Tier 2 Ponoka boys tied with the Sylvan Lake Bantam A Lakers, 3-3, during a Nov. 30 home game.
Scoring for Ponoka were Robert Wareham, Jayden Hagemann and Joshua Vold.
Lacoka Midget females also tied their Saturday game 3-3 against the Warburg Midget Wolves.
Rene Gulmond, Amanda Burt and Hayley Skukin each scored one goal.
Atom B Tier 5 boys rounded out the weekend with the third game ending in a 3-3 tie. On Nov. 30 the boys played the Forestburg Thunderstars in an away game.
Kobe Schmidt scored once and Kevin Krammer brought in the other two goals.
Midget Tier 3 boys fought their way to a 10-7 win against Red Deer Lodge during a home game, Dec.1
Regan Hunks scored three goals, Zak Morrow scored twice, with Ethan Deuck, Shane Epp, Shawn Milton, Lane Jones and Owen Leighton bringing the number up to 10.
Atom B Tier 5 Ponoka’s boys played the Maskwacis Atom B boys Dec. 1, resulting in a 1-0 loss to Ponoka.
Destiny Raine scored the only goal of the game.
Atom B Tier 5 Maskwacis boys lost to Big Valley Atom Swordmen, 6-5, on Nov. 30.
Kye Minde earned a hat trick while Alex Soosay and Kole Rain-Wolfe each scored once.
Peewee A Tier 1 Maskwacis Chiefs played Red Deer Elite Sportswear Dec. 1 and lost 8-2.
Carson Baptiste and Tristen Young each scored once.