The Ridge Meadows Renegades ball hockey association had a strong showing at the Western Challenge Cup last month in Edmonton, with local teams bringing home a gold medal in the U-14 division, as well as bronze medals in the U-12 and U-19 divisions.
In all, five local teams made the trip to Alberta for the tournament, which features teams from across Western Canada.
The U-14 Renegades beat the hosts, the Edmonton Extreme, in the gold medal final. Team members include Tristan Slavin, Devin Acheson, Justin Acheson, Josh Bortignon, Daniel Bruce, Lucas Campbell, Brett Caryk, Halen Cordoni, Gurman Grewal, Brett Hemminger, Jarek Olah, Chase Pederson, Brady Surbey, Matt Van Dregt, Jonathin Weloy, and Riley Witt.
The bronze medal-winning U-19 Renegade squad consists of James Eisner, Riley O’Connor, Tanner Allen, Taylor Hartley, Kurtis Weins, Tanner Moffat, Michael Schell, Trevor Heiling, Chris Arnal, Tyler Munnich, Sean Pesut, Harry Wagner, Thomas Ritzker, Brendan Vogt, Evan Seminerio, Ryan Greschner, Andrew Draper, and Alex Smith.
The U-12 team from Ridge Meadows also won bronze. Team members include Rhys Caverly, Jaeden Dumont, Justin Fabbian, Marc Gautreau, Brennan Hamel, Britttany Hemminger, Markus Hourigan, Devin Manser, Dakota McKenzie, Adrian Moriconi, Tyler Pederson, Matteo Petrelli, Evan Power, Damian Richards, Derek Stobbart, Nathin Weloy, and Griffin Witt.
Ridge Meadows U-17 team reached the bronze medal final, losing the game to finish in fourth place in its division. The team is made up of Cody Banks, Brayden Cummings, Zack Cummings, Ryan Davies, Trevor Davies, Justin Dhinsa, Chris Draper, Kienan Dumont, Andreas Fierro, Dominic Galello, Brodie Jackson, Austin McAllister, Daniel McRobert, Matt Mostred, Robert Munnich, and Taylor Plul.
The U-10 Renegades also competed at the Western Cup Challenge, finishing out of the medal round. Team members include Joshua Cimaglia, Ryan Cordoni, Mitchell Crews, John Favaro, Griffin Mahaffey, Cameron McCulloch, Seth McKay, Brandon McRobert, Kyle Michalec, Cole Moffat, Brendan Pardy, Brock Pelwecki, Mateo Prodanovic, Tyler Slavin, Vincent Timperio, and Owen Woodruffe.