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Red Deer Polytechnic teams wrapping up regular season and gearing up for playoffs

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Red Deer Polytechnic Athletics Recap

The Red Deer Polytechnic Kings and Queens Basketball teams split their weekend series with the Ambrose University Lions. The RDP Queens Hockey team earned three of a possible four points against the SAIT Trojans. Kings Hockey recorded a win and a loss against the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings.

Here is a summary of what happened this week:

Queens Hockey | Friday, February 25 | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Red Deer Polytechnic Queens Hockey team outshot the SAIT Trojans 54-17, but dropped the game 2-1 in a shootout. Brenna Reid, a first-year Bachelor of Kinesiology student, scored the Queens’ lone goal. For more details on this game, please read the recap online.

Queens Hockey | Saturday, February 26 | SAIT

The first place Queens (9-2-2) defeated the Trojans 6-1 in Calgary. Natalie Buttle, Mary Hirsch, Alli Soyko and Madison Sansom scored singles. Wainwright’s Monica Bowtell added two goals for RDP. Queens goalie Madison Fox turned aside 12 shots for the win in net. The game recap can be found online.

Kings Hockey | Friday, February 25 | University of Alberta Augustana

The Red Deer Polytechnic Kings Hockey team defeated the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings 5-4 in double-overtime. RDP’s Tucker Scantlebury and Chance Longjohn scored. Jacob Kendall, a first-year Bachelor of Education Elementary student, added a pair of goals in regulation time. Hayden Clayton sealed
the win in the extra frame. Kings goaltender Kristian Lyon made 41 saves, earning the win. Please refer to the online recap for more details about this contest.

Kings Hockey | Saturday, February 26 | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The RDP Kings were edged 4-3 by the Vikings. Clayton, Scantlebury and Mathieu Lapointe struck for the Polytechnic. Kendall finished the regular season as the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) scoring leader with 21 points.

The third place Kings (9-4-2-1) will host the sixth seed Briercrest College Clippers (3-12-1-0) in the best-of-three quarter-final series, beginning March 4. For more information, please read the game recap.

Queens Basketball | Friday, February 25 | Ambrose University

The Red Deer Polytechnic Queens Basketball team was downed 69-62 by the Ambrose University Lions in Calgary. Queens Player of the Game Sophie Melin scored 19 points. Amy Szymanek added nine points and eight rebounds for the Queens. The game recap can be located online.

Queens Basketball | Saturday, February 26 | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Red Deer Polytechnic Queens wrapped up regular season competition with an 83-74 victory against the Lions at home. United Kingdom’s Lauren France scored a game high 25 points. The first-year RDP Bachelor of Arts Psychology student went seven-for-17 from three-point range.

The fifth seed RDP Queens (7-9) will play the fourth place Rattlers (8-8) in Medicine Hat in a division quarter-final on March 4. Please refer to the online game recap for more details about this home contest.

Kings Basketball | Friday, February 25 | Ambrose University

The Red Deer Polytechnic Kings Basketball team fell 87-81 to the Ambrose University Lions. Fifth-year Tyronn King dropped 23 points. Stauffer’s Kevin Szymanek recorded a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds. For more details, please read the online recap.

Kings Basketball | Saturday, February 26 | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Kings had a great home performance and defeated the Lions 95-78. Eduardo Crespo led the Kings with 20 points. Graduating student-athletes King (13 points) and Cody White (15 points) made significant contributions in the victory. RDP’s King led the league throughout the season with 24.6 points per game.
On March 4, the third place Red Deer Polytechnic Kings (9-7) will host the sixth seed Briercrest College Clippers (5-11) in a division quarter-final. The recap can be found online.

For more information on Red Deer Polytechnic Athletics, the student-athletes and teams, please visit: rdpolytechathletics.ca.

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