Midget and Atom teams steam ahead with wins

The weekend of Dec. 14 and 15 brought a pleasant number of victories to Ponoka Minor Hockey with Midget A Wolves and Atom A Stampeders

Ponoka Atom A scores the fifth goal against Delburne assisted by Alex Brackenbury with the killing shot coming from Gavin Allen Profontaine.

The weekend of Dec. 14 and 15 brought a pleasant number of victories to Ponoka Minor Hockey with Midget A Wolves and Atom A Stampeders winning all their games.

Ponoka Atom A played against Eckville on Saturday, Dec. 14 in an away game and defeated the hosts 6-3 with Levi Busat scoring three goals and Joshua David, Gavin Allen-Prefontaine and Braedan Brouillette adding one each to the tally.

The next day, Atom A hosted Delburn and won with a convincing score of 9-4. Levis Busat again put three on the scoreboard with Braedan Brouillette adding two and Colter Breese, Maison Senft, Kael Street and Gavin Allen-Prefontaine completing the list of scorers with one each.

Atom B had no games over the weekend.

Peewee A Ponoka boys thrashed Red Deer iHotel -81 in an away game on Saturday Dec. 14. Noah Hackett scored half of the goals for the local boys with Aidan Gratton contributing two and Owen Feragen and Ryan Lefebvre adding one apiece.

Bantam Ponoka team traveled to Rimbey on Friday, Dec. 13 and lost to the host team 4-3.

Scorers for the Ponoka side were Robert Wareham, Jayden Hagemann and Cyrus Thompson.

Bantam boys also played a friendly on Sunday, Dec. 15 against St. Albert and tied 5-5.

Midget Tier 1 team Wolves continue to make waves with their strong performance, repeated over the weekend with a 3-0 record.

The Wolves defeated Rocky Royals 8-3 at home in a game they dominated throughout on Friday, Dec. 13. Jared Davis scored twice and so did Dustin bell. The other points came from Tyson Matejka, Tyler Ekeli, Matthew Klimec and Riley Workman.

The Wolves took a Red Deer trip the following day and extracted a clear 2-0 win from their opponents, the Red Deer Kings. Scorers were Tyson Matejka and Dustin Bell.

The third and last game of the weekend for the Wolves was in Stettler, where the host had to submit to the visitors’ strong performance: 4-1.

Riley Workman had two goals for the Ponoka side and he was joined by Tyson Borg and Kellyn Pritchard on the scorecard.

As for Ponoka Midget B, they won a very competitive game which resembled a duel of scoring with an end number of 11-10.

Pierre Clemmer and Shawn Wilton each scored three times with Lane Jones and Jarret Henderson adding two apiece. Zak Morrow completed the tally.

The joint Ponoka-Lacombe female Bantam team, the Lacoka, girls lost 3-2 in their away game to Endmoor in Byemoor arena on Saturday, Dec. 14.

Rachale Wood and Callie Braun scored for the visiting side.

Lacoka Midget team had no games over the weekend.

 

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