ESTEVAN — The Estevan IG Wealth Management U13 AA Bearcats had a loss and a tie this past weekend against the Swift Current Wildcats, one of the top teams so far this season in the new South Saskatchewan Female Hockey League division.
The first game was a 4-2 Swift Current victory. Lily Hlavka and Peyton McIntyre had the goals in the first game for Estevan.
Taylor Short was in goal for the ‘Cats.
The game the following day was a back-and-forth contest with several lead changes that ended in a 6-6 tie.
Estevan had a 5-3 lead early in the third period, thanks to two goals each by Bree Poelen and Chelsea Madsen, and one goal from Nevaeh Duke. Swift Current scored three times in the last eight minutes of the final frame to lead 6-5, but Poelen tied the game again on a power play with 78 seconds remaining.
Baya Summers was in goal.
The Estevan Steel Reef U13 A Bearcats dropped a 5-1 decision to the Weyburn Goldwings on Friday in Bienfait in their lone game of the week.
Alie Lainton scored in the second period for the Bearcats’ lone goal.
Madelyn Stead was in goal.
It was the final game before the Christmas break for the Bearcats (1-9).
The Estevan Southland Pulse U15 A Bearcats had a 1-1 record for their weekend games.
The first game was a 6-3 victory over the Balcarres Barracudas. Sailor Cowan led the attack with two goals, and Elizabeth Fornwald, Ryleigh Snell, Katie Sauder and Brianna Fleck also scored.
Kayla Mitchell was in goal for the Bearcats.
The following day, the Cats fell 3-2 to the Weyburn Goldwings 2 in Radville. Miley Lockerby and Lainee McMillen had the goals for Estevan.
The game was tied 2-2 through two periods.
Kayla Mitchell was in goal for Estevan.
Estevan (3-5-2) is now off for the Christmas break.
The Southeast TS&M U18 A Goldwings lost 8-0 to the Prairie Storm in Balgonie on Dec. 17 and 6-2 to the Balcarres Barracudas the following day in Midale.
Jenna Emmel opened the scoring for the Wings in the game against the ‘Cudas, and Halle Schurko also scored.
Kailyn McFadden was in goal for the Goldwings for both contests.
The Wings (1-10) will close out the pre-Christmas portion of their schedule when they visit the Milestone Flyers on Dec. 22.
The Wildcats, meanwhile, lost 4-0 to Balcarres in Arcola on Dec. 17. Riley Scott was the goalie.
Carlyle will play its final game before the Christmas break on Dec. 21 when they host the Flyers on Dec. 21 in Carlyle. Game time is at 7:15 p.m.