YORKTON / MELVILLE - The Yorkton Terriers wrapped up their preseason with a pair of wins on the weekend, evening their record at 4-4.
The Terriers scored 24 goals in their eight preseason contests and allowed only 13.
Sunday the Terriers took on the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s Dauphin Kings in Melville.
In the first period the teams traded goals to a 2-2 after 20 minutes.
Teague Porter opened the scoring for Dauphin with Jovan Malay adding the second marker, while JD Hall and Lohgan Nimmo responded for the Terriers.
The second period was all Yorkton as Karsten Krushka, Aiden Knutson and Jackson McDonnell scored to give the Terriers a 5-2 lead.
In the third frame Connor Picard and Michael Gallagher added goals for the Kings, while Hall, Greg Nelson and Dylan Ruptash added Yorkton efforts to make it an 8-4 win for the Terriers.
Saturday the Terriers faced-off with league rival Notre Dame.
Again the teams traded goals to a 2-2 after 20-minutes. In this one Ruptash and Pavel Mckenzie gave Yorkton a 2-0 lead, but Jared Sych and Connor O’Keefe responded for the Hounds to tie the game.
Notre Dame inched ahead when Evan Vanden Heuvel scored the only goal of the middle stanza.
Davis Sato made it 4-2 in favour of the Hounds in the third, but goals by Terriers Colton Koran and Greg Nelson tied the contest sending it to overtime.
Brett Butz racked the game winner for Yorkton 2:16 into extra time.
The Terriers now have a few days to prepare for the regular season which starts in Estevan Friday, with the Bruins back here for action Saturday starting at 7 p.m.