January 18th, 2018

Minor Hockey Roundup: Struggles continue for midget Tigers

By None on December 19, 2017.

NEWS PHOTO RYAN MCCRACKEN
South East Athletic Club Tigers forward Cam Hall (11) carries the puck past AC Avalanches forward Jakob Kalin (8) during Saturday's Alberta Minor Midget Hockey League Game at the Hockey Hounds Arena.

Medicine Hat News

It’s been a tough season for the South East Athletic Club’s Midget 15 Tigers, and it didn’t get any easier this past weekend.

Playing two games on home ice, the Tigers were blown out on both occasions.

Friday the team lost to the Lethbridge Headwater Hurricanes 7-2, then on Saturday, 7-1 to the AC Avalanche.

Dre Leismeister, Caleb Irvine and Cam Hall scored the weekend’s goals for the Tigers, while both goalies saw some action.

The team sits in last place in the south division with a record of 2-18-1 — 48 goals for and 106 against.

Irvine leads the team with nine goals and 17 points on the year, while Hunter Kauppi sits in second with 15 points.

Goaltender Gage Reimer has seen the most action between the pipes and has a .885 save percentage.

Midget AA

It wasn’t the weekend the Can Pak Environmental Midget AA Hounds wanted when they took on the NWCAA Stampeders.

After the first period, the Hounds held a 3-2 lead but the Stampeders took control of the game from that point, beating the Hounds 7-3.

Brayden Anderson, Jacob Milne and Carson Dingwall all scored for the Hounds.

Dawsen Savage was in net for the loss with 38 shots against.

The Midget AA Hounds are back at home next weekend to play the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Friday at 7:15 p.m. at Kinplex I.

Bantam AAA

The Southeast Tigers played a pair of games this weekend on home ice and saw mixed results.

Saturday’s game was a high-scoring affair in which the Tigers lost 6-5 against the Leduc Oil Kings.

Carsyn Good, Ty Moore, Tanner Gold, Roman Cherniak and Quintin Unreiner all scored for the Tigers.

Brendan Olson was between the pipes and faced 41 shots.

Sunday the team settled for a 2-2 tie with the Okotoks Oilers.

Cayden Dumanowski and Caleb Wyrostok scored for the Tigers in the draw.

Marek Andres stood tall in net with 50 saves.

The team plays on the road Wednesday in Lethbridge.

Bantam Hounds

The Bantam Hounds played two games this weekend, coming up short in both contests.

Saturday the team lost to the Wheatland Warriors 5-1, then lost 6-3 against the Bow Valley Thunderbirds Sunday afternoon.

The team plays Saturday afternoon against the Foothills Bisons.

Peewee Hounds

The Peewee hounds stayed hot this weekend with a pair of big wins.

Saturday the team topped the Wheatland Braves 12-4.

The team then took on Chestermere and won 10-1.

The team plays Friday and Saturday before a small holiday break.

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