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Fort Macleod Mustangs split weekend pair

Greg Schimanski of the Mustangs gets a close-in chance on Lightning goalie Cole Schafer.

Justin Donahue of the Mustangs and Cole Matson of the Lightning battle for the puck.

Kent Broere of the Mustangs ties up Cody Berube of the Lightning.

Mustangs goalie Mike Muir turns away a Lethbridge Lightning scoring chance. Leo Lacourciere of the Mustangs and Cody Berube of the Lightning follow the puck.

Fort Macleod Mustangs broke even on the weekend.
The Mustangs split a pair of Ranchland Hockey League games but remain in the hunt for top spot.
Fort Macleod beat Piikani Broncs on Friday night but lost Saturday at home to Lethbridge Lightning.
Next action for the Mustangs is 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 when they’re at Siksika
Mustangs 9 Broncs 6
The Mustangs scored six first period goals Friday at Brocket and cruised to a 9-6 victory over the winless Broncs.
After falling behind 6-1 in the first period, the Broncs managed to trim Fort Macleod’s lead to 8-4 in the middle period.
The Broncs got to within three goals in the third but the Mustangs galloped off with a 9-6 win.
Logan Kerner had a six-point night for the Mustangs with two goals and four assists and Lane Olson scored four goals and set up one.
Leo Lacourciere had a goal and two assists, Jadon Porterfield had a goal and one helper and Clay Plume also scored.
Tyce Gallamore assisted on four Fort Macleod goals, Joe Davision had three assists and Kevin Olson had one.
Lane Young Pine and Shay Prairie each had two goals and an assist for Piikani, Jon Call David had a goal and an assist and Tyler Young Pine had a single.
Mustangs goalie Cody Hall made 24 saves in the win while Robbie Heavy Runner blocked 28 shots in goal for the Broncs.
Lightning 11 Mustangs 1
Lethbridge Lightning struck for eight third-period goals Saturday to break open a tight game and roll to an 11-1 win over the host Mustangs.
The Lightning opened a 2-1 lead in the first period and added another goal with two seconds left in third second period.
Eight goals — including three on the powerplay — broke the game open for Lethbridge.
Ben Bohle had three goals and three assists and James Price had four goals and one assist in the win.
Taylor Bilodeau scored two goals for Lethbridge, Carson Bolduc had a goal and two assists and Laramie Kostelansky scored once.
Nick Lawrence scored Fort Macleod’s only goal with Plume and Chase Gustman assisting.
Lightning goalie Cole Schafer made 31 saves in the win while Mustangs goalie Mike Muir blocked 14 shots.
In other weekend Ranchland action it was Nanton Palominos 5, Siksika Buffaloes 3.

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