Chaise Coisman (97) from Ralston Valley fights to get off a shot on Fossil Ridge goalie Kaleb Choury Saturday. Coisman had two goals and an assist in his team's 4-2 triumph. Photo by Steven Robinson, SportsEngine
Ralston Valley goaltender Miguel Tanner tracks the puck during the Mustangs' 4-2 victory over Fossil Ridge Saturday. Tanner made 36 saves in the triumph and has yet to lose a game this season. Photo by Steven Robinson, SportsEngine
If you want an example of the dedication Ralston Valley players have, look no further than forward Aiden Hebel.
In the midst of a weekend-long family camping trip, Hebel elected to drive back into town for his team's game on Saturday against Fossil Ridge.
That time investment paid off. Hebel notched a pair of goals that came up big as Ralston Valley defeated Fossil Ridge 4-2 at Apex Center Ice Arena in Arvada.
Through his first eight games of the HPHL season, Hebel had recorded just two goals and three assists. But according to Ralston Valley coach Todd Harvey, he contributed in other ways.
"He's a really versatile player," Harvey said of Hebel. "He's willing to jump back on defense, especially if we're down a d-man on the penalty kill."
Nolan Devine (9) of Fossil Ridge unloads the puck during the Sabercats' 4-2 defeat to Ralston Valley in Arvada on Saturday. Devine had a goal and an assist in the loss. Photo by Steven Robinson, SportsEngine
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