Ponoka minor hockey teams try to keep focus mid-season

Ponoka Atom A and Bentley Atom Canucks drew 4-4 in their game in Bentley on Sunday.

Ponoka Atom A and Bentley Atom Canucks drew 4-4 in their game in Bentley on Sunday. Kael Street scored twice with Joshua David and Levi Busat adding one each to the tally.

Results for Ponoka Atom B from their game Jan. 4 against Sylvan Lake were not posted at press time.

Ponoka Peewee A

Ponoka Peewee hosted Innisfail Flyers on Friday, Jan. 3 and drew 5-5 with the visitors, Jayden Nokohoo scored a hat trick with Aldan Gratton and Noah Hackett put the additional numbers on the scoreboard.

Their second game and third game of the weekend was Jan. 4 and Jan. 5 against the Blackfalds Bulldogs, the first at home and the latter was away at Blackfalds.

Ponoka won handsomely 9-1 on Jan. 4. Noah Hackett scored seven of the total tally Jared Rice and Aldon Gratton completing the adding one each to the board.

Ponoka’s Jan. 5 game against the Bulldogs was a different story: They lost 5-3 in the away game with Emett Norn, Ryan Lefebvre and Noah Hackett doing the honors for the local boys.

Midget A Wolves

The Wolves played two games last weekend both of which ended in draw: 5-5 and 4-4, respectively against the Innisfail Kinsmen Flyers at home on Jan. 3 and against Rocky Royals on the road Jan. 5.

Scorers against Flyers were Denver Norn, Tyson Matejka, Colton Sommerville, Dustin Bell and Matthew Klimec.

In the game against Royals, Kellyn Pritchard, Dustin Bell, Chase Staldeker and Jordan Wombold made up the tally.

Midget B

The Midget B team also played two games, both at home. The first was Jan. 4 against the Red Deer Baker Hughes and the second was Jan. 5 against the Red Deer Can Pro Hockey team.

The first game was a close 3-4 loss against Baker Hughes. Owen Leighton, Braeden Korchinski and Jarret Henderson scored for the boys. In their second game however, the team stayed strong to beat Can Pro Hockey 3-1. Brett Cissell, Ethan Dueck and Shaw Wilton brought the win to the Midget B team.

Lacoka female hockey teams

First up for the weekend was the Lacoka Bantam female team, which had two games; first on Jan. 4 in Lacombe against the Tofield Titans. The Titans outplayed Lacoka with a 4-2 win. Kelly Rae Siebn and Camryn Fodor were the scorers. Their second game was against the Endmoor Bantam team Jan. 5 in Ponoka, which proved a tough defensive game for both teams. The final score was 1-1 with Rachael Wood scoring in the second period and Endmoor tying the game with 12:26 left in the third period.

Lacoka Midget Female Rockets

The Rockets had a strong showing away in Warburg Jan. 5 against the Warburg Midget Wolves. Danica Polson, Emily McLennan and Jesse Stretch and Jayde Rehbein scored one goal each to to tie the game at 4-4.



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