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Leaders emerge in hockey leagues

The adult and youth hockey leagues at South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena are nearly halfway through the season, and a few players have emerged from the fray as team leaders.

In the adult division, Play It Again Sports’ Ted Jost leads the Fallen Leaf Division with 11 goals and four assists. His combined point total doubles that of his next closest competitor, Don Mechals, from the Meeks/Steamers team. He has four goals and three assists.

Meek’s/Steamers leads the division at 3-0-1. They tied Play It Again Sports (2-1-1), which is now second in division play.

T.J. Kelly leads the Emerald Bay Division with 12 goals and three assists, followed by Mark Seppi from the Storm with two goals and nine assists. Parker Alexander is third with five goals and as many assists for the Lakers.

The Chiefs (4-1) lead the division, but the Americans (3-1) aren’t far behind.

The Swingin’ D’s are third at 2-2.

In the under-17 youth division, the Rangers are on top of the leage at 3-0.

The Rangers’ Dustin Zastre leads the league in scoring with seven goals and three assists. Behind him is the Capitals’ Mike Trute with eight goals. Brandon Lewis is third with five goals and three assists.

In the under-13 division, a close battle for first continues between the Kings (3-0) and the Sharks (3-1).

The Kings’ Jacob Echeverria leads the league with eight goals and two assists. Behind him from the Sharks are Ross Kelly with nine points and Mason Stanley with eight.

The Whalers (3-0) have a steady lead in the under-11 division over the Rink Rats (1-1-1) and the Ice Hogs (0-3-1).

The Whalers’ Cooper Stanley leads the league with 15 goals and three assists, followed by Devin Hotho from the Ice Hoggs with 12 points and Payton Guttry from the Rink Rats with 10.

The adult league includes 11 games and playoffs Sept. 9 through Dec. 8. The youth league is comprised of nine games, playoffs and practices.

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