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Carlyle Cougars win twice in Big Six play

The Carlyle Cougars picked up a couple more wins in the Big Six Hockey League on the weekend.
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It was another high-scoring weekend in the Big Six Hockey League.

SOUTHEAST SASKATCHEWAN - The Carlyle Cougars added two more victories to the win column during the weekend in Big Six Hockey League action.

The first was a 6-5 win over the Carnduff Red Devils on Friday night. The Cougars raced out to a 4-0 advantage by the 10-minute mark of the first period, and led 6-1 by the midway point of the second before the Red Devils mounted their comeback bid.

Carnduff scored three times in a 2:22 span of the middle frame to make it 6-4, and pulled within one with a goal in the third.

Jesse Gabrielle scored twice and added two assists for Carlyle. Jon Gaudet scored twice, and Koby Morrisseau and Tanner Froese also scored. Cameron Pateman and Landon Audet were in goal for Carlyle.

Ty Stovin had two of Carnduff's goals. Brandon Trask, Ben Hiltz and Trey Stocker also scored. Cody Dumaine and Mason Plews shared Carnduff's goaltending duties.

Then on Saturday, the Cougars routed the Oxbow Huskies 10-1. The Cougars once again had leads of 4-0 in the first period and 6-1 in the second, but this time there wouldn't be a rally.

Ben Johnstone had a goal and three assists for Carlyle. Nikita Kovalenko had two goals for the Cougars, and Morrisseau, Gaudet, Ty Currie, Adrien Riddell, Rhett Palmer, Brent McLean and Brett Turgeon also scored. Audet was in goal.

Dimtry Kalashnikov notched Oxbow's lone marker. Cody Levesque and Drew Fenwick shared the Red Devils' goaltending duties.

The Huskies were also in action on Friday night, losing 4-3 in overtime to the Redvers Rockets. Brady Gaudet scored the winner 2:44 into the extra frame.

Blair Toms, Braeden Magotiaux and Jordon Miller had Redvers' other goals.

Derek Cooney, Alex Von Sprecken and Jordan Cooney scored for Oxbow.

Cody Matthewson (Redvers) and Levesque (Oxbow) were the goalies.

The other game on the weekend saw the Moosomin Rangers defeat the Carnduff Red Devils 5-2. Moosomin scored four times in the third period to rally from a 2-1 deficit and remain the only unbeaten team in the Big Six at 12-0.

Josh Elmes potted two of Moosomin's goals. Bud Holloway, Carter Sawchuk and Brayden Nabholz also scored.

Stovin and Hiltz had Carnduff's goal. 

Kyler Beckett was in goal for Moosomin, while Mason Plews was the Carnduff goalie.

A busy weekend is upcoming in the Big Six. Games on Jan. 19 are Oxbow at Carnduff, Moosomin at Redvers, and the Wawota Flyers at the Kipling-Windthorst Oil Kings. Games on Jan. 20 are Carlyle at Wawota and the Midale Mustangs at Carnduff. All five games have an 8 p.m. start time.

On Jan. 21 the Rockets will visit the Bienfait Coalers at 5 p.m., and the Oil Kings are at the Mustangs at 5:30 p.m.