MB Hurricanes, Prairie Mountain Thunder capture gold at AAA Summer Hockey Challenge


Week 2 of the Source for Sports AAA Summer Hockey Challenge concluded today with both championship tilts being played at the J&G Homes Arena. Fifty-five teams hit the ice over the two weekends. Preparations for the 2013 tournament are already underway.

The MB Hurricanes received goals from 6 different players en route to a 7-2 victory over the Southwest Storm to claim the U12 female title. Reese Kartusch (2), Katie Harvey, Dayle Bettens, Jakiah Curle, Kennedy Carriere, and Addy Whitely were the Hurricane’s goal scorers while Sydney Boughton picked up 2 assists. Brynn Rice scored both goals for the Storm in the loss.

In front of a large and boisterous crowd, The Prairie Mountain Thunder upended the Regina Cougars 6-3 to claim the boy’s 2009 age category. Grady McNish led the way offensively potting three goals for the Storm. Taylor Lockhart (2) and Tryp Klassen (1) also managed to find the back of the net. Carson Park (2) and Cole Laidlaw replied for the Cougars.