Connor Gutenberg scored three times for the Brandon Wheat Kings as they won their Hockey Manitoba Bantam AAA Showcase opener 5-2 over the Westman South Cougars on Friday at Optimist Arena.
The Bantam AAA Showcase is being held in conjunction with the Bantam AA division of the Tournament of Champions at Brandon’s four arenas this weekend.
Ty Lewis added two goals and one assist for Brandon, while Chipper Osiname chipped in with a pair of helpers. Braden Billaney scored one Westman goal and assisted on Cody Thompson’s marker.
In other tournament action on Friday, it was:
Yellowhead Chiefs 5
Central Plains Capitals 2
Morgan Geekie led the Chiefs’ charge with one goal and two assists, while Tucker Scantlebury had one goal and one helper. Jesse Tower scored twice for the Capitals.
Pembina Valley Hawks 6
NorMan Wolves 0
Bennett Dalke scored twice for the Hawks and Aaron Brunn picked up the shutout.
Eastman Selects 4
Edge Mountaineers 3 (SO)
Baely Fehr scored twice for Eastman in regulation time. Austin LeDuc led the Mountaineers with two assists.
Parkland Rangers 7
Ontario North Stars 6 (SO)
Dylan Ushkowski and Kieran Raknerud both netted a pair of regulation goals for Parkland. Adam Withers led the Stars with two goals and two assists.
Notre Dame Hounds 13
Interlake Lightning 2
Kaden Elder scored five goals and Dillon Dube added four more for the Hounds. Jermaine Loewen had one goal and one helper for Interlake.
BANTAM AAA FEMALE:
Yellowhead Chiefs 6
Lord Selkirk/River East 0
Kenzie Robinson scored one goal and set up two others to lead the Chiefs. Kennedy Wanless earned the shutout.
Central Plains Capitals 7
Parkland Panthers 1
Lauren Legault and Katie McCartney both scored twice for Central Plains. Karissa Cullum replied for Parkland.
Pembina Valley Hawks 2
Winnipeg Titans 1
Sydney McElroy was involved in both Hawks markers, with one goal and one assist. Mackenzie Neapew scored for Winnipeg.
Fort Garry Twins 3
Interlake Ice 2 (SO)
Cecilia Lopez and Stefanie Leslie scored for Fort Garry in regulation time. Eryn Stewart and Makaela Fisher had Interlake’s goals.
Assiniboine Park Rangers 2
NorMan Wild 0
Aimee Tymkin had one goal and one assist for the Rangers. Kara Lekie notched the other marker and Mary Chipman earned the shutout.
Pembina Valley Hawks 4
C.Plains Capitals 3 (SO)
Sydney McElroy led the Hawks with one goal and one assist. Lauren Blight had one goal for the Capitals.
TOC BANTAM AA BOYS:
Brandon Wheat Kings 6
Virden Oil Kings 4
In the consolation final, Eric Hildebrand had two goals and two assists to lead Brandon. Andrew Gerrand scored twice for Virden.
Foxwarren Falcons 4
Winnipeg East Railcats 0
In semifinal action, Jayden Vinie-Clow scored twice and Keenan Lewis added three assists as Foxwarren advanced to today’s final. Riley Lamb earned the shutout.
Central Plains Capitals 2
Saskatoon Stallions 1
In the other semifinal, Connor Green and Nick Henry scored for Central Plains. Xavier LaBelle replied for Saskatoon.
Winnipeg East Railcats 6
Brandon Wheat Kings 2
Jaxon Heeney and Dawson Derksen’s goals weren’t enough for Brandon in its quarter-final. Brendan Dennehy and Sam Gelardi both scored twice for Winnipeg.
Central Plains Capitals 5
Virden Oil Kings 1
In the other quarter-final, Nick Henry netted a hat trick for the Capitals. Shane Keown replied for Virden.
» Brandon Sun
Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition February 16, 2013