Atom Chiefs meet with Goldenhawks

    After a forfeit from the Calgary Stampeders team, the Pee Wee Chiefs advanced to the playoffs.

    CHESTERMERE – The Pee Wee Chiefs can say that they are officially in the playoffs, as their previous game was forfeited by the Stampeders.
    The Pee Wee’s finished 5-3 in the regular season, making them tied for second. They played their first round playoff game against the Airdrie Storm on Tuesday Oct. 25. The game summary will be available in next week’s issue.
    As for the Atom Chiefs, they worked hard at practice last week, focusing specifically on their offensive plays. Coach Clinton Bean said that the offensive work payed off, as the Chiefs were able to take down the Goldenhawks 9-4.
    “Even though the defense was missing some key players they were able to hold the hawks to only four touchdowns,” Bean said. “Some of the young players on the team really stepped up which is great to see since these players are all in their first year with the team.
    “They have all improved immensely over the year.”
    Bean said that the offense moved the ball very well, and were finally able to get the passing game going. “Two of the touchdowns were passing touchdowns,” he said. “We spread the ball around and everyone contributed.
    “Angelina Palardy, Dylan Munro, and Tanner Bean all had three touchdowns.”
    He said that the team also got great support from our younger offensive players as well, includig Cody Currey and Brady Bean, who helped move the ball down the field setting up touchdowns.
    The Atom Chiefs now sit at 4-3 on the year with two games remaining.