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Suns programs winding down regular season

Posted on February 24, 2016 by Taber Times
Times photo by Trevor Busch

By Greg Price
Taber Times

Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns (13-15-5) split its pair of South Central Alberta Hockey League games over the weekend.

The Golden Suns won 3-2 against Red Deer Parkland (6-22-4) on the road on Saturday afternoon.

Rylen Roersma, Carson Haynes and Carson Cleland scored for the Suns. Nolan Price assisted on all three goals with Roersma also getting an assist.

Brenden Olson got the win in net, facing 19 shots on goal.

The team returned home to the Taber Arena on Sunday and dropped a 5-3 decision to Central Selects (11-17-4).

Roersma, Price and Nathan Verloop each had a goal and an assist apiece. Haynes also drew an assist.

Olson took the loss in net, facing 25 shots on goal.

Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns end off its SCAHL regular season on Sunday with a game against Lethbridge Hurricanes Red at 1 p.m. at the Taber Arena.

BANTAM: Taber bantam “AA” Golden Suns (20-6-8) concluded its 2015/2016 South Central Alberta Hockey League regular season with a 4-3 victory over Lethbridge Hurricanes (15-10-7) at the Taber Arena on Tuesday.

Mason Sande tallied twice in the win and James Halverson and Darian Virostek each had singles. Halverson also drew two assists and Kolby James, Tristan Miller, Brandon Hauck and Derrien Tonin had single helpers.

Owen Meyer earned the win in net, facing 19 shots on goal.

Taber bantam “AA” Golden suns currently sit in second place in the South Division with 48 points, but third-place Cranbrook Hornets are two points behind with three games in hand for this upcoming weekend.

Playoffs begin the March 3-6 weekend, but Taber bantam “AA” Golden Suns are assured a trip to provincials, being hosts to the tournament March 17-20.

MIDGET: Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns earned a lopsided 7-1 victory in SCAHL play over Foothills Bisons on the road on Saturday evening.

Chase Gedny notched the hat trick and Scott Loewen had two goals.

Affiliated player James Halverson was called up from bantam and notched a goal with Brock Palmer also getting a single to go with three assists. Logan Wiebe, Clay Nevil and Hunter Johnson each had two assists each.

Logan Kiss, Reed Odland and Tanner Turcato all had single helpers.

Broc Merkl earned the win in net, facing 21 shots on goal.

Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns conclude its SCAHL regular season on Saturday night with a game against Medicine Hat Hounds at the Taber Arena at 8 p.m.

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