YORKTON – The Yorkton SECON Maulers hosted the Tisdale Trojans on Nov. 16 at Westland Arena in an exciting AAA hockey matchup.
The Maulers' Tanner Wiens was the first to put a team on the board, assisted by Kaden Shumay and Kyle Weisgarbger. Several minutes later the Trojans' Eric Han fired back with the assist coming from Pryce Thiessen, making it a 1-1 game heading into the second.
The Maulers came back early in the first on a power play effort with Edward Knittig hitting the target early on. The Maulers' Shaden Duliak would add to the lead several minutes later, however, the Trojans' Parker Dunn put one in the net and, with 9:00 minutes remaining in the period, the team's Carter Ralston would capitalize on a power play effort, tying up the game at three-a-piece before going into the third.
The Maulers capitalized on another power play effort early in the period, with the puck coming off the stick of Sam Cristo. The Trojans' Dayton Reschny shot back, once again tying the match for Tisdale. With less than ten minutes remaining in the period the Maulers Luc Fortier hit the target to put the team back in the lead and Vinay Junek rounded out the score with to solidify the win for the Maulers.
Final score, 4-6.
Blake Sittler was in net for the win, Facing 20 shots and saving 16.
Lane Beal was in net for the Trojans, taking on 44 shots and saving 38.
The Maulers' Vinay Junek was the first star of the game and the Trojans' Parker Dunn was the second star of the game.
The Maulers are set to host the Regina Pat Canadians for more AAA action on Nov. 23.