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Bantam Suns keep pace in tough South Division

Posted on January 13, 2016 by Taber Times
Times photo by Greg Price

By Greg Price
Taber Times
gprice@tabertimes.com

Taber bantam “AA” Golden Suns (15-5-4) had a very successful homestand in South Central Alberta Hockey League competition over the weekend, winning both contest in the process.

The first was a 4-1 victory over Okotoks Oilers (14-7-3) at the Taber Arena on Friday night, as the squad was powered by two power play goals.

Mason Sande, Kole Fujita, Derrien Tonin and Quade Hughson tallied for the Golden Suns. Seth McCulloch drew two assists with Fujita, Sande, Kolby James, Brandon Hauck, Grady Honess and Sydney Hughson getting single assists.

Brayden Peters earned the win in net for the Golden Suns, facing 25 shots on goal.

The team proceeded to double up Red Deer Ramada (7-9-8) 4-2 at the Taber Arena on Saturday evening.

James Halverson powered the Golden Suns with a hat trick and Derrien Tonin notched a single. Sande drew three assists and D.J. Tonin and Brady Howg had single helpers.

Owen Meyer earned the win in net for the Golden Suns, facing 21 shots on goal.

Taber bantam “AA” Golden Suns have the lone game on the road this weekend in South Central Alberta Hockey League play with a Sunday tilt against Okotoks Oilers.

PEEWEE: Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns (9-11-2) dropped a 5-3 decision to Bow Valley Timberwolves (15-3-4) on the road on Saturday in South Central Alberta Hockey League play.

Scoring for the Golden Suns were Gerret Harty, Colby Garner and Nolan Price. Wyatt Broderson and Dallas Cummins had assists.

Brenden Olson faced 31 shots on net in the loss for the Golden Suns.

Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns are at home for South Central Alberta Hockey League competition this weekend with tow games against the Cranbrook Eagles. The first game is on Friday night at 8:30 p.m. at the Taber Arena. Saturday’s tilt is at 8 p.m. at the Taber Arena.

MIDGET: Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns (10-11-4) earned three points in the South Division standings by earning a win and a tie over the weekend in South Central Alberta Hockey League play.

The team skated to a 9-3 victory over Lethbridge Hurricanes (5-21-0) on the road on Friday night.

Brant Mack scored two tallies in the victory and Chase Gedny, Logan Wiebe, Linden Gouw, Brandon Langridge, Brock Palmer, Kaden Fujita and Reed Odland all had singles. Langridge, Gedny and Fujita also had two assists apiece. Single helpers were recorded by Logan Middleton, Palmer, Clay Nevil and Seth Graham.

Seth Graham earned the win in net, facing 26 shots on goal.

The team then skated to a 5-5 tie with Foothills Bisons (5-16-2) on the road on Saturday.

Fujita and Gedny both had two goals apiece and Langridge notched a single. Justin Astalos and Palmer both had two assists apiece.
Mack, Fujita, Wiebe, Gouw and Scott Loewen had single assists.

Broc Merkl and Seth Graham shared goaltending duties in the tie.
Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns are on the road on Saturday against the Okotoks Oilers Green before playing the Medicine Hat Hounds on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Vauxhall Recreation Centre.

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