By Greg Price
Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns have continued to remain golden so far this young SCAHL season as the squad pushed its record to a perfect 6-0 over the weekend.
Sunday’s tilt featured an 8-5 victory over Airdrie Lightning (1-3-2) at the Taber Arena in which the squad showed its fortitude, overcoming three separate deficits during the game.
Kalem Haney netted the hat trick and Derrien Tonin, Kolby James, Cash Regan, Colby Garner and Quade Hughson had singles. Nolan Price had two helpers and Tonin, Hughson, Carson Cleland and Tristan Miller each had single assists.
Brayden Peters earned the win in relief, stopping all eight shots he faced.
Earlier, the Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns overcame three power play goals by the Sylvan Lake Lakers (1-5) to win 4-3 at the Taber Arena on Saturday.
Haney scored twice and Derek Tonin and James had singles. Hughson recorded two assists and Miller and Blake Kondor had single helpers.
Peters was solid in net, facing 42 shots to earn the win.
Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns travel to Medicine Hat on Saturday to battle Venom White before returning home to the Taber Arena on Sunday to play Okotoks Oilers Black at 1 p.m.
BANTAM: Taber bantam “AA” Golden Suns (2-5) earned a win in its lone game over the weekend in a 3-2 win over Medicine Hat Venom (0-7) at the Taber Arena on Friday night.
William Wallace, James Halverson and Mason Sande scored for the Suns. Halverson, Ryden Remple, Wallace, Seth McCulloch and Quinn Slezak had assists.
Carson Adams earned the win in net, facing 23 shots.
Taber bantam “AA” Golden Suns travel to battle Airdrie Lightning on Saturday and are on the road again on Sunday against Wheatland Warriors.
MIDGET: Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns (3-2-1) won both of its SCAHL games on the weekend, starting off with a 10-2 drubbing of Cranbook Knights (0-7-1) on the road on Friday night.
Dylan Heppler potted the hat trick and Austyn Moser had two tallies. Clay Nevil, Mack Honess, Brandon Langridge, Riese Nevil and Justin Tams all had singles. Tams also had three helpers with Logan Wiebe, Riese Nevil and Jeff McDonald getting two assists apiece. Clay Nevil, Langridge, Logan Middleton, Nick Badura, Honess and Heppler had single assists.
Broc Merkl earned the win in net, facing 23 shots.
It was a much tighter defensive game on Saturday at the Taber Arena in a 2-1 victory over Foothills Bisons (2-4-1).
Moser and Heppler scored for the Suns who got assists from Clay Nevil and George Bertoia. Dylan Swanson preserved the win by stopping 35 of 36 shots.
Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns host CBHA Blackhawks at the Taber Arena on Friday at 8:30 p.m. The team also hosts Wheatland Chiefs at the Taber Arena on Saturday at 8 p.m.