THE BATTLEFORDS - The Estevan Great North U18 AAA Bears picked up one win in two games they played on the weekend against the host Battlefords Stars.
Estevan opened with a 6-3 victory on Saturday night. Evhan Allan and Cooper Flath scored in the first period to give the Bears a 2-0 advantage. Roan Burgess and Carter Onrait tallied in the second to put the Bears up 4-1 at one point.
While the Stars would pull within two a couple of times, that would be it. Taye Shukin and Jase McNichol had goals in the third for Estevan.
McNichol and Onrait each added two assists for the Bears.
Kaden Perron made 39 saves in the victory.
The following day, the Bears fell 2-0. The Stars scored both of their goals in the opening 10 minutes of the middle frame.
Perron (22 saves on 24 shots) and Cole Ivey (nine saves on nine shots) split the goaltending duties.
The Bears will host the Prince Albert Mintos on Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. and Oct. 8 at 1:45 p.m.