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Estevan U18 AAA Bears go 1-1 on the weekend

Estevan U18 AA Bruins go 3-for-3 on the weekend.
Jye Zawatsky of the Estevan U18 AAA Bears emerges with the puck in Saturday's game against the Tisdale Trojans.

ESTEVAN - The Estevan Steelhaus U18 AAA Bears had a 1-1 record during their weekend games against the Tisdale Trojans.

Estevan scored three times in the third period to defeat the Trojans 4-1 on Saturday afternoon and win their fourth straight game. Kole Keen scored for the Bears in the second period to tie the game, and had the winning goal on a power play with nine minutes to play in the third.

Carter Tuplin scored twice in the final 6 1/2 minutes for the insurance markers.

Kaden Perron stopped 27 of the 28 shots he faced for Estevan.

The winning streak came to an end Sunday afternoon in a 5-1 defeat. Tristan Grohs had the Bears’ lone goal midway through the first period.

Starting goalie Riley Deck stopped 12 of the 16 shots he faced. Perron came in after the Trojans’ fourth goal and allowed one goal on 16 shots.

The Bears (5-9-1) will visit the Swift Current Legionnaires on Nov. 12 and 13.


The Estevan Apex U18 AA Bruins had a great weekend, winning all three games they played from Nov. 4-6.

The closest game was a 5-2 win over the Swift Current Broncos on Friday night. Ryker Mathison, Spencer Copeland and Conrad Hase scored three minutes apart in the first period to give Estevan a 3-1 lead, and Turner Knockaert tallied before the period was out.

Carter Beck added an empty-net goal in the final minute.

Ty Fehrenbach made 31 saves for Estevan.

The other two games were convincing victories over the Moose Jaw Warriors. One was an 8-2 win on Saturday. Beck scored the first two goals of the game and finished with four in the game. Emmett McCarthy, Copeland, Hase and Kobe Wotta had the other goals.

Keagan Carley stopped nine shots in the victory.

The following day, Estevan won 10-3. Sutter Bailey, Beck and Ty Hoste scored in the first period, and then Estevan had five in the second, with two by Beck, and solo markers by Mathison, McCarthy and Jordan Marcotte.

Strahn Douglas and Marcotte added goals in the third.

Beck had two assists to finish with a five-point game, and McCarthy had three helpers.

Carley made 17 saves for the win.

Up next for the Bruins (9-2-1) will be home games at Affinity Place against the Regina Capitals on Nov. 12 at 3:15 p.m. and Nov. 13 at 1:30 p.m.