By Greg Price
Taber bantam Oil Kings took two games over the weekend in minor hockey play.
The first game was a 5-1 win over Fort Macleod on Saturday on the road.
Ryan Hewitt and Ryan Hubble had two goals apiece and Dawson Hendricks had a single. Andrew Makarchuk and Brady Howg had assists.
Taber bantam Oil Kings proceeded to edge Lethbridge 5-4 at the Taber Arena on Sunday.
Hewitt had two more tallies and Dallas Bodnar, Gage Wiebe and Hubble had singles.
Howg had two helpers and Hewitt, Darian Hardy, Ryan Mankow and Rory Murphy had single assists.
MIDGET: Taber midget Oil Kings edged Vulcan 5-4 over the weekend.
Brady Garner, Linden Gouw, Logan Kiss, Kaden Fujita and Gavin Hoskins tallied for the Oil Kings. Scott Loewen, Fujita and Reed Odland each had two assists apiece.
Darian Simmons, Clayton Miller, Gouw and Hunter Johnson had single assists.
Scott Tersteeg earned the win in net.
PEEWEE: Taber peewee ‘A’ Oil Kings earned a win and a tie in minor hockey action over the weekend.
Oil Kings hit the road on Saturday and earned a 14-6 exhibition win over Foremost.
Cody Stange potted the hat trick to go with an assist. Max Nevil and Carter DeBoer each had two goals and two assists. Trey Halvorson had two goals and an assist with Carter Hendricks and Josh Verloop also scoring two goals each.
Dallas Cummins notched a single and Brylan Span had two assists.
The team then earned a 4-4 draw against Coaldale Cobras at home on Sunday.
DeBoer had two goals and Nevil and Halvorson had singles. Span, Nevil, Jayce Jensen and Joey Fabbri drew assists.
Oil Kings play on Saturday at the Taber Arena against Medicine Hat at 12:30 p.m.
NOVICE: Novice 2 Oil Kings were victorious in both of its games on the weekend starting off with na 6-4 wi over Lethbridge on Saturday.
Sam Tolsma had two goals and Langdyn Cummins, Devan Loewen, Tage Jensen and Evan Kizumi each had singles. Nathan Planger had two assists.
Oil Kings proceeded to earn a 4-3 victory over Pincher Creek. Jensen had two tallies and Kayden Kress and Hayden Span each had singles. Tolsma drew an assist.
Taber Novice 1 Oil Kings earned the split in its games on the weekend.
The first was a 9-5 road loss to Irvine Bulldogs on Saturday.
Kade Duell had four goals and an assist and Jaxson Coutts had a single.
The Oil Kings bounced back with a 15-4 home win over Crowsnest Pass Thunder on Sunday.
Duell and Carter Jensen each had four goals apiece and Carson Love, Wieler Krahn and Hunter Damberger each had two tallies. Coutts had a single. Damberger had two helpers and Duell had one.
INITIATION: Taber Initiation 2 Oil Kings beat Pincher Creek 16-1.
Lincoln Weiss, Roman Capner, Avery Remfert and Konnor Wiebe each had hat tricks and Branson De Vlieger had two tallies with Ayden Umbach and James Ruggles getting singles. Remfert drew two assists and Maizie Skiba, Weiss, Capner, and Wiebe had single helpers.