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Midget Oil Kings have Lethbridge seeing Red

Posted on November 23, 2016 by Taber Times
MY PUCK: Walker Skiba of the peewee Taber Oil Kings skates around a Pincher Creek player during a Saturday, Nov. 19 game at the Taber Arena. TIMES PHOTO BY NIKKI JAMIESON

By Greg Price
Taber Times

Taber midget ‘A’ Oil Kings split its pair of games in minor hockey league play.

The Oil Kings upended Lethbridge Red 6-1 on Saturday.

Dawson Hendricks, Dylan Jones and Clay Leismeister all had two goals apiece.

Hendricks, Logan Wiebe, Gage Wiebe, Dustyn McCracken, Matthew Kerkhoff, Ryan Hubble and Mitch Young registered assists.

The team then proceeded to drop a tight 5-4 game to Okotoks on Sunday.

Gavin Hoskins had two goals and Young and Jones had singles. Jones, Hoskins, Nathan Kaye, Leismeister, Braxton Kinniburgh and Dallas Bodnar drew assists.

NOVICE: Taber novice Oil Kings splits its pair of minor hockey games on the road on the weekend in Spud League play.

The first was a 9-7 victory over Magrath on Saturday.

Chase Stronge had four goals, with Lincoln Weiss netting the hat trick. Nixon Miller and Ayden Umbach had singles, with assists from Weiss and Stronge.

Konnor Wiebe got the win in net, facing 21 shots on goal.

The Oil Kings proceeded to drop a 13-10 decision to Irvine on Sunday.

Stronge scored four more times with another hat trick by Weiss.

Cruz Duell, Umbach and Wiebe notched singles. Miller and Wiebe drew assists.

Avery Remfert faced 28 shots on net.

Taber novice Oil Kings host Magrath on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Taber Arena.

INITIATION: Taber initiation 1 Oil Kings were victorious in both its hockey games.

The first was a 13-11 win over Lethbridge at home on the small ice on Saturday.

Nathan Gensorek, Burke Hyland, Madix Miller and Delphin Deboer all had hat tricks. Hayden Eldridge notched a single.

Sunday’s contest was a 16-6 victory over Picture Butte Blades at home.

Miller, Hyland, Deboer, Gensorek, and Brodyn Sutka all had hat tricks. Eldridge notched a single.

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