By Lethbridge Herald on February 5, 2019.
An undefeated weekend has the Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA
Golden Hawks looking to move up the standings.
The Golden Hawks edged the Calgary Bisons 3-2 in Alberta Major Bantam
Hockey League play Saturday afternoon at the ATB and then duelled the
Red Deer Rebels to a 3-3 draw Sunday in Red Deer.
The win and the tie put the Golden Hawks at 10-11-6 and within two
points of the Medicine Hat SEAC Tigers (12-11-4) for third place in
the Ram South Division.
On Saturday at the ATB Centre, Lethbridge opened up a 3-0 lead after
two periods over the Bisons and held on for the win.
Rylen Roersma scored both Golden Hawks goals in the first period and
Ty Fraser struck for what stood up as the game-winner with 7:19 left
in the second period.
Carter Capton made 34 saves in the win.
Roersma capped off a four-goal weekend Sunday in Red Deer with another
pair that gives him a team-leading 23 on the season.
His 43 points in 26 games also puts Roersma 11th in league scoring.
Caden Heins scored the game-tying goal for Lethbridge 7:22 into the
Cole Wirun and Braigh LeGrandeur each had two assists for the Golden
Ty Young was kept busy in goal for Lethbridge, making 44 saves,
including 16 in the second and third periods.
The Golden Hawks continue a busy eight-game month of February this
weekend with two games in Calgary.
They play the Challenger South-leading Bisons (20-5-3) Saturday and
the Flames (17-7-4) Sunday at 3:30 and 3:15 p.m., respectively.