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Moosomin defeats Carlyle in marquee Big Six clash

A game between the Moosomin Rangers and the Carlyle Cougars highlighted a busy seven-game weekend in the Big Six Hockey League.
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It was a busy weekend in the Big Six Hockey League.

SOUTHEAST SASKATCHEWAN - The Moosomin Rangers' perfect record remains in tact in the Big Six Hockey League.

The Rangers defeated the Carlyle Cougars 8-6 Sunday night in Moosomin in a battle of two of the top teams in the league this season. Moosomin (11-0) is the only unbeaten team in the league this season.

Carter Sawchuk led the Rangers' offence with two goals and three assists, while Bud Holloway had three goals and a helper. Drayson Skulmoski, Chad Hebert and Brock Trotter had Moosomin's other goals. Levin Horn was in goal for the Rangers.

Koby Morrisseau and Jesse Gabrielle each had two goals for Carlyle. Ben Johnstone and Jon Gaudet also scored. Landon Audet and Cameron Pateman split the goaltending duties for the Cougars.

Six other games were played on the weekend, with three each Friday and Saturday. The Kipling-Windthorst Oil Kings picked up their first win of the season with an 8-6 victory over the Midale Mustangs. Every team in the Big Six now has at least one victory this season.

Austin Fleck led the Oil Kings' attack with three goals and three assists, and Brandon Munro had two goals and two helpers. Lucas Fleck, Levi Dayman and Kai Jooristy also scored.

Devon Johnson scored twice and had two assists for Midale. Joseph Poitras, Jonas Thomson, Brayden Bjorndal and Sterling Bear scored Midale's other goals.  

Dylan Dedecker was the goalie for Kipling-Windthorst, while Talen King was in goal for Midale.

Also on Friday, the Cougars defeated the Bienfait Coalers 5-1. Morrisseau had a goal and three helpers to lead Carlyle's attack and Gabrielle had two goals. Johnstone and Dakota Rose had Carlyle's other goals.

Derian Pratt had Bienfait's lone goal.

Landon Audet (Carlyle) and Jackson Walliser (Bienfait) were the goalies.

The Redvers Rockets knocked off the Wawota Flyers 6-1. Declyn Henderson, Jordon Miller, Bradey Fidierchuk, Brady Gaudet, Colby Potapinski and Travis Poirier had the Rockets' goals. Robbie Boutin was in goal for Redvers.

Taylor Ernst had Wawota's lone goal. Kye Steinke was their goalie.

In Saturday's action, the Oxbow Huskies doubled up the Midale Mustangs 6-3. Alex Von Sprecken had two goals for Oxbow. Cody Davis, Dawson Schaff, Colton Schell and Derek Cooney added the Huskies' other goals.

Steven Lindenbach, Brad Tomiski and Jonas Thomson scored for Midale.

Cody Levesque (Oxbow) and Talen King (Midale) were the goalies.

The Carnduff Red Devils trounced Kipling-Windthorst 8-1. Matthew Audette and Ben Hiltz each had a goal and three assists for the Red Devils. Ty Stovin, scored twice, and Brandon Trask, Matthew Plews, Devon Carriere and Mark Moriarty had the Red Devils' other goals. Mason Plews was in goal.

Devin Stewart scored for the Oil Kings. Zachary Barath was in goal.

The Rangers gave up the first goal of the game against the Flyers but scored the next eight for an 8-1 victory. Holloway had three goals and two assists for Moosomin. Monty Driver scored twice, and Trotter, Josh Elmes and Ryker Cole also scored.

Ty Brown had Wawota's lone goal.

Kyler Beckett was in goal for Moosomin, and Kye Steinke was the Wawota goalie.

Upcoming games in the Big Six will include three games on Jan. 12, with Redvers at Oxbow, Carnduff at Carlyle, and Kipling-Windthorst at Midale. Games for Jan. 13 will be Carlyle at Oxbow, Redvers at Wawota and Moosomin at Carnduff. All games are slated to begin at 8 p.m.