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Wild weekend at ice arena

Staff report

The High Sierra Wild Pee Wee team is hosting Cupertino this weekend in Norcal Youth Ice Hockey action at the South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena.

The team recorded a 4-2-2 mark in the preseason and will be looking to make the playoffs after missing them last season. Their preseason included wins over last year’s division champions and another playoff qualifier. The peewees (ages 11-12) play Cupertino on Saturday at 3:15 p.m. and on Sunday at 9:45 a.m. The regular season began in late October and the team is expected to play 50 games this year.

Returning players from the South Shore include Cooper Stanley and Payton Guttry, along with newcomers Scott Vogelgesang and Chris Yarrow.

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In a season-opening loss to division favorite Fresno a few weeks ago, Vogelgesang and Guttry each scored one goal, while Stanley recorded two assists and Yarrow had one assist. In the team’s next game against Fresno the following day, Stanley had three assists and Guttry had one goal.

The High Sierra Wild has entered two other teams in different age brackets in Norcal Youth Ice Hockey, which includes teams from around the Bay Area as well as the Central Valley. The bantam team (ages 13-14) was 3-3-2 in the preseason and features Paul Amundson, Jon Betts and Cameron Fields, all of whom are South Shore players. The midgets (16-year-olds) are also competing in the league. The High Sierra Wild includes players from around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Plumas County, Reno and the Carson Valley.

The bantams will also play at home at 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.

For more information, visit http://www.norcalyouthhockey.com.


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