KINDERSLEY / YORKTON - After giving up 14 goals to Battlefords in a pair of SJHL road games Thursday and Friday the Yorkton Terriers were in a lower scoring affair in Kindersley Saturday, at least early on.
The Terriers scored first, an unassisted effort by Clay Sleeva 11:24 into the game.
The lead lasted only a few ticks more than a minute as Brock Evans tied the game with a powerplay marker for the Klippers at 12:29.
The 1-1 deadlock held until the third period when Matthew Mazzocchi gave the home side their first lead of the game only 29 seconds into the frame.
At 2:52 of the third period Tylin Hilbig gave the Klippers a 3-1 lead.
A powerplay goal by Brock Evans at 7:39 extended the lead to 4-1.
Pavel Mckenzie would add one at 19:19 for Yorkton, but it was too little, too late as the Klippers added a powerplay goal by Josh Morton at 19:38 as the Terriers dropped the decision 5-2.
Tommy Bouchard was in net for the Terriers facing 35-shots.
Cody Jaman was the netminder for Kindersley facing 43-shots.
The game was the 13th of the season for Yorkton, with the loss dropping their record to 6-7 for 12 points.
The next action for Yorkton sees the Terriers host Humboldt Wednesday, Oct. 26, before heading to Wilcox to take on Notre Dame Thursday.