2023 Alberta Challenge: Day One Recap

RED DEER – Thursday kicked off the 2023 Alberta Challenge with five high-intensity matchups!

The first games of the weekend have finished, with South White and North Yellow tied for top spot in the standings.

Game one saw a battle between North Yellow and South Black, ending with a 4-1 Yellow victory. South Black held the game scoreless for the first period before the opposition took off and scored two per period for the remaining 40.

North Grey and South White laced up for game two, with White taking the win in a 3-2 nail biter.

The 1:30 p.m. contest went 3-0 for South Green over North Blue before South Black and North Grey hit the ice for their second games of the day.

Both squads went into game four with a 0-1 record, with the final result 4-2 in favour of South Black.

Game five ended in a draw after an intense 60 minutes of play between North Yellow and South White, each team notching three goals.

Day two starts with at 10 a.m. with a battle between South Green and North Grey at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Red Deer.

Tickets are available online or at the box office and games are livestreamed on HockeyTV.

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Game #1

North Yellow 4 – South Black 1

Players of the Game: North Yellow: #31 Harlee Houle | South Black: #14 Evie Hanson

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Game #2

South White 3 – North Grey 2

Players of the Game: South White: #14 Isabelle Luttmerding | North Grey: #11 Peyton Carter

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Game #3

South Green 3 – North Blue 0

Player of the Game: South Green: # Brynn Evans | North Blue: #31 Rowan Houweling

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Game #4

South Black 3 – North Grey 2

Player of the Game: South Black: #20 Parker Small | North Grey: #20 Jensyn Stephenson

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Game #5

South WhiteNorth Yellow

Player of the Game: South White: #17 Myla Motz | North Yellow: #7 Madison Terry

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Gatorade Alberta Built Performer of the Day –

Parker Small (South Black)

The Alberta Built player of the day is the athlete who best exemplifies the qualities of an “Alberta Built” player. Alberta Built is defined as:

  1.  Good person – Know who you are.
  2. Character player – Believe in yourself.
  3. Grit player – Thrive on adversity
  4. Leadership – Treat yourself & people right
  5. Standard of performance – Focused approach on process – ALWAYS COMPETE – EVERY-DAYERS