The Swift Current Pure Chem Broncos tested themselves against a diverse field during their 12-team Bantam AA tournament over the weekend as they won their first three games to place second out of 12 teams.
The Broncos opened the round robin on Friday afternoon with a 7-1 win over Edmonton’s South Side Athletic Club.
Kalan Lind paced the offense with a goal and three assists, followed by three assists from Ayden Lamarre. Dayne Feicht scored twice, while Kane Klassen added a goal and an assist. Nolan Stevenson, Rylan Silzer, and Rylan Williams also scored, while Colton Leahy added an assist.
The Broncos followed up a few hours later with a 9-3 win over Strathcona to win their pool.
Lind led the way with two goals and five assists, followed by three goals and one assist from Feicht and a goal and three assists from Rhett Dekowny.
Riley Bowers scored twice, while McKale Paul added a single.
Rylan Silzer picked up a pair of assists. Nolan Stevenson, Leahy, Lamarre, Paul, Carter Lamotte, and Klassen all added assists.
The Bantam Broncos added a 7-1 win over Fort Saint John’s NEBC Trackers in the A semi-final on Saturday evening.
Lind led the way with a goal and three assists. Feicht added two goals and one assist, while Silzer and Dekowny each finished with a goal and two assists and Lamotte chipped in a goal and an assist.
Bowers also scored, while Paul, Carter Girodat, Leahy, Klassen, and Daniel Ganert all added assists.
The Broncos took on the Regina Aces in the championship game and lost 5-2. Dekowny and Rohan Priebe scored with an assist from Lind.
The Bantam Broncos currently have a 6-2 record in the Saskatchewan Bantam AA Hockey League. They return to league action on Dec. 8 in Martensville.