ESTEVAN - The Estevan Meter U13 AA Bruins swept three games they played on the weekend against the Weyburn Wings.
The first game was the closest, a 5-4 win Friday night at the Power Dodge Arena. Estevan raced out to a 4-0 advantage midway through the second period, with two goals by Nathan Gardiner, and single markers by Austin Merkley and Cameron Milbrandt.
But Weyburn chipped away, and tied the game by the midway point in the third period.
Merkley’s second of the game with 4:12 to play in the third was the game winner.
Easton Pushie made 41 saves to get the win in goal.
The next game was a 6-1 win in Weyburn on Saturday. The game was tied at 1-1 after the first period, with Boston Tait scoring for Estevan.
The U13 Bruins took over in the second. Gardiner scored 16 seconds into the frame, and would later add another. Ryden Summers and Raif Henrion tallied 15 seconds apart late in the stanza.
Summers added one more in the third.
Myles Lequyer made 21 saves in goal.
The final game was a 9-3 victory on Sunday, a game in which Estevan scored five times in the opening period.
Gardiner had two in the first and finished the game with three goals and an assist. Tait had two goals. Jayden Chernoff, Kyson Dangstorp, Jaxson Orsted and Merkley had the other goals.
Pushie was in goal for the victory.
The Estevan Apex U18 AA Bruins improved their record to 6-0-1 with an 8-0 win on home ice over the Notre Dame Hounds Saturday afternoon.
Mason Fichter opened the scoring 50 seconds into the game, and then Ryker Mathison, Boden Dukart and Spencer Copeland had goals before the end of the first period.
Fichter, Kersey Hollingshead and Kaden Chrest tallied in the second, and Kade Phillips had the lone goal in the third.
Ty Fehrenbach stopped all 15 shots he faced.
Estevan will host the Prairie Storm on Oct. 24 at 5:15 p.m. at Affinity Place.
The Estevan TS&M U15 AA Bruins dropped both games they played on the weekend, 11-1 to the Saskatoon Bandits on Saturday and 11-2 to the Saskatoon Generals on Sunday.
Kerr Cudmore had Estevan’s lone goal against the Bandits with 1:48 to play in the second period.
Jaxon Kuchinka made 50 saves in goal.
Conrad Hase opened the scoring for Estevan early in the first period against the Generals, and Keagan Patton tallied later in the first to leave Estevan down 3-2, but then the Generals pulled away from there.
Kuchinka and Chase Borreson shared goaltending duties for Estevan.
The U15 Bruins will visit the Humboldt Broncos on Oct. 23 and the North East Wolfpack on Oct. 24.