Several alumni of the Martensville Marauder hockey club are heading to their WHL bubbles.
Jhett Larson, 17 of Delisle played his 2017-2018 year with the Marauders U15 AA team earning 14 goals and 34 assists that year. He went on to play with the Notre Dame Hounds for the remainder of his AAA career until being drafted to the Red Deer Rebels.
Hunter Mayo of Martensville is also drafted to the Red Deer Rebels. This 16-year-old defenseman played U15 AA and U18 AA with the Marauders from 2017-2019 racking up 17 goals and 40 assists during that time. The Saskatoon Blazers AAA claimed him for the 2019-2021 season earning 15 goals and 20 assists before being drafted to the Rebels.
Brayden Yager of Dundurn had two outstanding seasons with the U15 AA Marauders earning a total of 79 goals and 83 assists. This six foot forward went on to play with the Saskatoon Contacts U18 AAA before being drafted to the Moose Jaw Warriors.
Clavet native, Kalem Parker, played the 2017-2018 year with the Marauders AA program before heading to the Saskatoon Blazers AAA. This 5’11’ defenseman is heading to Victoria to play with the WHL Royals.
Riley Heidt spent all U15 AA seasons with the Marauders. This impressive 15-year-old forward scored 58 goals and 95 assists during that time. He also spent the last 2 years with the U18 AAA Saskatoon Contacts and is drafted to the Prince George Cougars.
The Martensville Marauder Association is extremely proud of these young men and their achievements, as well as those who have gone on to play in the SJHL, PJHL, SFMAAAHL, and SMAAAHL. President Trevor Hanley states, “These young men and women have dedicated and sacrificed so much to get there. As an Association we are working hard to keep the focus on player and coach development and it is certainly playing a role in the successes our athletes are seeing. We’ve partnered with some very talented skill development folks that work with our players and coaches in an effort to improve and/or expand on what we are doing in practice and in planning.”
He also commented on how the Association is fortunate to have a solid, engaged membership with coaches and volunteers who care about their athletes and are always looking for ways to improve on their program. “Good luck to them all! We’ll be cheering you on!”