The Carlyle Cougars picked up their first two wins of the season on the weekend in Big Six Hockey League action.
Carlyle defeated the Bienfait Coalers 4-1 on Friday night, and the Oxbow Huskies 6-2 on Saturday.
Koby Morrisseau opened the scoring for Carlyle in the first period against Bienfait. It remained a 1-0 game until the third, when Dakota Rose scored twice for the Cougars in the opening six minutes.
Derian Pratt tallied for the Coalers midway through the third, and Ben Johnstone finished the scoring late in the third. Ryan Kulyk was in goal for Carlyle, and Ethan Veroba was the goalie for Bienfait.
Jon Gaudet had three goals and added an assist, all in the final 10 minutes of the first period, for the Cougars against Oxbow. Derek Fleck had the Cougars’ other goal in the opening frame.
Brett Turgeon notched the Cougars other two goals, with one in the second period and another in the third.
Liam Rutten and Dillan Plews scored 26 seconds apart in the second period for the Huskies.
Landon Audet was the goalie for the Cougars, while Cody Levesque was the Oxbow goalie.
There was one other game Friday, as the Moosomin Rangers routed the Midale Mustangs 9-1. Matt Anderson had the Mustangs lone goal, and Talen King was the Midale goalie.
Three other games happened Saturday: the Coalers doubled up the Wawota Flyers 4-2, the Yellow Grass Wheat Kings edged the Mustangs 7-6 in a shootout, and the Redvers Rockets knocked off the Carnduff Red Devils 6-3.
Dylan Herzberg scored the winning goal early in the third period for Bienfait against Wawota. Daniel Wanner, Kaelan Holt and Levi Barnstable had the other goals.
Jordan Fox and Ty Kotylak tallied for the Flyers, who played their first game of the season.
Zack Miller (Bienfait) and Zach Lees (Wawota) were in goal.
Midale rallied from a 6-4 deficit in the final 7:47 of the third period to force overtime against the Wheat Kings. Brady Bjorndal (two goals and two assists) and Steven Lindenbach (a goal and three helpers) each had four-point games for the Mustangs.
Maverick Gusikoski, Devon Johnson and Adam Frederick also scored.
King was in goal.
As for the Redvers-Carnduff game, Braden Magotiaux, Remy Lamotte, Colby Potapinski, Preston Kopeck, Kevin Mann and Brady Gaudet had the Redvers goals, while Ben Hiltz, Jackson O’Brien and Ty Stovin were Carnduff’s goal scorers.
Cody Matthewson was in goal for Redvers and Cody Dumaine was the goalie for Carnduff.
The next game in the Big Six will be Nov. 30, when Bienfait will visit Carlyle at 8 p.m.
Carnduff will be at Moosomin on Dec. 3 at 8:30 p.m. There will be three games on Dec. 4: Midale at Wawota, Redvers at Yellow Grass and Oxbow at Moosomin. Those games will start at 8 p.m.
Yellow Grass will visit Carnduff on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m.