Raiders fi­nally earn first league win

Southwest Booster - - SPORTS -

The Swift Cur­rent Ka­bos Raiders fi­nally picked up their first league win of the sea­son Wed­nes­day in a 4-2 vic­tory over the Notre Dame Hounds.

The Raiders won for the first time in 15 Saskatchewan Ban­tam AA Hockey League games de­spite miss­ing two of their top for­wards, Tyde Hutchin­son and Caleb Steven­son, due to in­jury.

Cay­den Price scored twice and added an as­sist to lead the Raiders to vic­tory. Price is now sec­ond in team scor­ing with 12 points in 15 games af­ter scor­ing his sec­ond and third goals of the sea­son.

Dayne Sten­son scored the game win­ning goal mid­way through the third pe­riod af­ter Notre Dame had tied the game 2-2 only 4:08 ear­lier. Tan­ner Ken­dall also scored af­ter be­ing called up for the game.

Jack­son Ton­nies, Ma­son Peter­son, and Jesse Wellsch all picked up as­sists in the win.

Kyle Shapka and Thomas Dechant replied for the Hounds, who dropped to 0-15-0 in the loss.

The Raiders im­proved their record to 1-13-1 in the win. They will be off from league play un­til De­cem­ber 18 when they host the Regina Pat Blues at 8:15 p.m. at Fairview West Arena.

The Raiders were in Prince Al­bert this past weekend for the 16-team Ban­tam AAA Show­case.

The Raiders opened the tour­na­ment Thurs­day with a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Sharks. Sten­son scored his sec­ond goal of the game with 1:10 left in the third pe­riod to clinch the win. Braden Le­vac also had a goal and an as­sist in the win. Ken­dall, Lo­gan Fritzke, and Hunter Lamb all added as­sists.

Fri­day, the Raiders lost 7-1 to the Sask Val­ley Vipers to open their day. Dry­den Smith’s unas­sisted goal was the only of­fense for the Raiders.

They dropped their sec­ond game of the day by an iden­ti­cal 7-1 count to the Hum­boldt Bron­cos. Price scored the lone goal with an as­sist from An­drew Dou­lias.

Satur­day, the Raiders con­cluded their tour­na­ment with a 4-3 loss to the Nor­man Wolves. Callen Boutin, Peter­son and Sten­son all scored in the loss with a sin­gle as­sist from Lamb.

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