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Estevan hosts U9 and U11 female hockey tournaments

Estevan U11 Bearcats reached the gold medal game, while the U9s played for bronze.
The Estevan U11 Bearcats finished second at their home tournament during the weekend.

ESTEVAN - The Estevan Minor Hockey Association held its final tournament of the season on the weekend, bringing U9 and U11 female teams to the Energy City.

Games were held at Affinity Place and the Power Dodge Arena from Friday to Sunday.

The Estevan U11 Bearcats won silver in their tournament, losing 3-0 to the Regina White in the A final.

They went 4-0 in the round robin, defeating the Regina Black 4-3, the Swift Current Colts 5-4 in overtime, the Prairie Storm 7-1 and the Southwest Cyclones 6-1.

Estevan finished second in the round robin. They finished tied with the Regina White for first, but the White won the tiebreaker because they scored more goals.

The Regina Black defeated the Colts 3-0 in the bronze-medal game.

The Bearcats were comprised of players from the two Estevan teams that competed in the Saskatchewan Female Hockey League this season.

In the U9 division, the Twin Cities Sabrecats, comprised of players from the Martensville and Warman areas, won the gold medal game 3-1 over the Milestone Selects.

Estevan went 1-2-1 in the round robin, defeating Swift Current 13-0 for their lone victory. Estevan lost to the Selects and the Lynx in the round robin, and tied the Regina White.

The U9 Bearcats were comprised of players who competed on teams in Estevan minor hockey. Those teams have male and female players.

Chris Hammett, the coach of the U11 Bearcats, said it was a really good weekend of female hockey to conclude the season. 

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