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Estevan U18 AAA Bears lose a close one; U18 AA Bruins win big

Carter Tuplin and Evhan Allan scored for the Bears against the Warriors.
Close up of hockey puck and stick
A couple of Estevan U18 age-rep teams were in action on Thursday.

The Estevan Steelhaus U18 AAA Bears returned to the ice Thursday night in a 3-2 loss to the Moose Jaw Warriors.

Carter Tuplin opened the scoring for the Bears with 11 seconds to play in the first period. Moose Jaw tied the game in the second, and it remained a 1-1 game until Evhan Allan’s goal with 3:27 to play in the middle frame put Estevan back in the lead.

The Warriors tied the game in the third, and then Liam Fitzpatrick – the younger brother of former Estevan Bruin forward Caelan Fitzpatrick – notched the winner with 7:26 to play in the third.

Kaden Perron made 36 saves for Estevan.

The Bears (6-11-0-3) will be back on the ice on Nov. 30 when they visit the Notre Dame Hounds.

Meanwhile, the Estevan Apex U18 AA Bruins romped their way to a 7-0 victory over the Notre Dame Argos on Thursday night in Wilcox.

Ryker Mathison opened the scoring midway through the first period, and Sutter Baily added to the lead 2 1/2 minutes later.

Lucas Campbell scored 1:41 into the second for Estevan, and Kobe Wotta made it a 4-0 game when he scored with three seconds to play in the middle frame.

In the third, Campbell and Baily added their second goals of the game, and Tayson Deitze also scored.

Ty Fehrenbach stopped all 13 shots he faced to earn the shutout.

Estevan (13-3-1) will host the Argos Dec. 4 at 12:30 p.m. at Affinity Place.