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December 14, 2017 December 14, 2017

Two ties for midget Suns

Posted on November 29, 2017 by Taber Times
SUN SPOT: Seth McCulloch of the Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns skates in from the slot to attempt a shot on net against the NWCAA Stamps at the Taber Arena on Saturday. TIMES PHOTO BY COLE PARKINSON

By Greg Price
Taber Times
gprice@tabertimes.com

Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns skated (6-4-4) to two draws in tight battles in South Central Alberta Hockey league play on the weekend.

The first game was a 3-3 tie with NWCAA Stamps (3-2-1) at the Taber Arena on Saturday evening, as the Suns did all its scoring in the first period.

James Halverson, Seth McCulloch and Mason Sande tallied for the Golden Suns.

Logan Leroux faced 37 shots on net for the Golden Suns to earn the single point.

The Golden Suns followed up with a 4-4 draw with CBHA Blackhawks (2-4-3) on the road on Sunday afternoon, tying up the game with 29 seconds left with a power play goal.

Halverson, Tanner Turcato, Hayden Mack and Cody Stange scored. Sande drew three assists.

Ethan Barrows faced 36 shots on goal to earn the tie in net.

Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns go on the road on Saturday with a game against Central Alberta Selects.

The team then has a ‘home’ game against Medicine Hat Hounds on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in Vauxhall.

BANTAM: Taber bantam “AA” Golden Suns (2-13-1) were edged 4-3 by Foothills Bisons (10-4-1) in South Central Alberta Hockey League play on the road on Saturday, as the team relinquished a 3-1 lead.

Carter DeBoer, Caden Heins and Braeden Sheppard scored for the Golden Suns. Ty Young faced 29 shots on net to take the loss in goal for the Golden Suns.

Taber bantam “AA” Golden Suns have the weekend off from SCAHL play before returning with a road game against Red Deer Steel Kings on Dec. 9.

PEEWEE: Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns (3-12-1) travel on Friday to battle Lethbridge Hurricanes White (7-5-1). The team returns home on Sunday to play Lethbridge Hurricanes Red (11-3-2) at the Taber Arena at 1 p.m.

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