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Estevan U18 Bears pick up two of a possible four points on the weekend

Bears had leads in both games
Bears Team bench
The Estevan Bears picked up a couple of points against Prince Albert on the weekend.

ESTEVAN - The Estevan Eclipse Downhole Solutions U18 AAA Bears picked up two of a possible four points in home games against the Prince Albert Mintos on the weekend. 

The Bears held two-goal leads in both games, but wound up losing in extra time. 

In a game Saturday, the Bears led 3-1 after the first period, but lost 4-3 in overtime. Caden Drury opened the scoring, and Carson Birnie scored twice in a seven-minute span. 

The Mintos tallied once in the second, and tied the game with 41 seconds remaining in the third. 

Then they notched the winner 77 seconds into overtime.  

Jackson Miller made 29 saves in the loss. 

The Bears and Mintos were scoreless through two periods on Sunday. Goals by Carter Onrait and Birnie gave the Bears a 2-0 lead with 7:50 to play in the third, but the Mintos scored twice in less than a minute to tie the game.  

Then they outscored the Bears 2-0 in a shootout. 

Kaden Perron stopped 24 of the 26 shots he faced. 

The Bears (1-6-4) will visit the Tisdale Trojans on Oct. 23 and 24.