Craig hockey teams net wins during weekend | CraigDailyPress.com

Craig hockey teams net wins during weekend

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Adriana Simones battles for the puck during the Craig Cougar Peewee team's November game with Summit. The Peewees recorded a win and a tie against Grand Junction this past weekend, while the Squirts team was 1-3 at home against West Elk and Grand Junction. At the Midget level, the Bulldogs beat Columbine and lost to Heritage, both on the road.

Each of the Craig Youth Hockey AssociationCraig Youth Hockey Association teams saw success over the weekend as they all come to the last stretch of their seasons. teams saw success over the weekend as they all come to the last stretch of their seasons.

Craig Youth Hockey Association teams saw success over the weekend as they all come to the last stretch of their seasons.

The 12 and under Peewee team had the best results at home, hosting Grand Junction for a Sunday doubleheader and winning the first, 3-1, followed by a 7-7 stalemate against the Coyotes in the second game.

Scoring multiple times in the series were Micah Crum, Clay Durham and Daniel Running, while Crum, Durham, Garrett Anson and Chayton McDonald all added assists.

Cougar goalie Evan Allen had 33 saves during the two games.

The 10U Squirts were also at home, going 1-1 Saturday against West Elk with a 4-3 loss in the morning and a 6-3 win later that day Logan Durham and Grant Sis each took three total goals, while Colton Debelak, James Neal and Memphis Herndon had one each.

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Sis, Neal, Logan, Durham and Mark Ryan Booker all had assists.

The younger Cougars also met the Coyotes on Sunday, falling 10-2 and 13-1 Sis scored all three Craig goals, one off a pass from Logan Durham.

Squirts had three keepers in the crease — Caden Bugay had 19 saves in two games, Neal 17 in one game and Herndon 16 in one.

The 18U Midget team was on the road, picking up a 3-2 victory against Columbine Saturday, AJ Barber scored twice, and Dakota Kenyon once against the Eagles. Kenyon and Wyatt Boatright were each credited with assists.

The following day saw a 10-1 loss against Heritage. Kenyon took the only score, assisted by Zach Soron.

In goal, Wyatt Bellio recorded 20 saves against Columbine, while Josh Worster had 45 in the Heritage game.

CYHA squads have the weekend off, but they will be back on the ice the following week as the 2-13 Squirts wrap up their season Feb. 20 in Steamboat Springs. The Peewees, 5-7-2, hope to add games with Steamboat to their schedule but will travel to Telluride Feb. 20 and Durango Feb. 21.

The Bulldogs, 4-9 overall, 2-7 in the Colorado Prep Hockey League, return home for a Feb. 20 game against Glenwood Springs, hosting Foothills Feb. 27 for the season conclusion.