By Greg Price
Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns (8-9-6) creeped its way closer to .500 with a solid weekend of South Central Alberta Hockey League play to kick off the New Year.
The Golden Suns upended the Red Deer Elks (5-13-5) 7-4 at the Taber Arena on Friday night, battling back from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits.
Linden Gouw had two tallies and Zach Trempner, Chase Gedny, Hayden Mack, Kole Fujita and Reed Odland had singles. Fujita also drew two assists with Hayden Mack, Brant Mack, Weston Graumann, Odland, Gedny and Garner getting single helpers.
Theo Paskuski got the win in net, facing 23 shots on goal.
Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns continued on to tie Wheatland Chiefs (19-2-2) on Saturday 3-3.
Fujita drew a goal and an assist and Trempner and Jensen also tallied. Justin Astalos, Brant Mack and Gedny drew assists. Broc Merkl earned the tie in net, facing 41 shots on goal.
Taber midget “AA” Golden Suns do not return to SCAHL play until Jan. 20, when they host NWCAA Bruins at the Taber Arena at 8:30 p.m. The busy weekend for the midget Golden Suns stays at home with a Jan. 21 game against Lethbridge Hurricanes (8 p.m. ) and a Jan. 22 game against Wheatland Chiefs at 1 p.m. at the Taber Arena.
PEEWEE: Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns (7-6-3) skated to a 10-6 loss to Red Deer Parkland (12-5-3) at the Taber Arena on Sunday afternoon.
Taber peewee “AA” Golden Suns travel to Lethbridge on Friday for a game against Hurricanes White. The team then hosts Chestermere Lakers on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at the Taber Arena.
BANTAM: Taber bantam “AA” Golden Suns return to SCAHL play on Friday at home with a game against Cranbrook Hornets at 8:30 p.m. at the Taber Arena. The team then travels on Saturday to play the Airdrie Lightning.