Wildcats fall out of top spot
he Swift Current Diamond Energy Wildcats were only able to bring back three points from the Battlefords and it wasn't enough to stay atop the Saskatchewan Female Midget AAA Hockey League standings for another week.
They dominated both games on the shot clock but ran into a hot goaltender against the host Battleford Sharks.
Saturday, the Wildcats fired 44 shots on goal but Chloe Marshall stopped all 44 to hand the Wildcats a 1-0 loss. The Sharks scored 4:57 into regulation when Jetta Derenoski scored on one of the team's 14 shots
Ton goal. Both teams finish zero-for-six on the manadvantage. Logan Hennes took the loss with 13 saves for the Wildcats.
Sunday, the Wildcats scored twice on 16 firstperiod shots in a 3-1 win. Chloe Smith scored her team leading fifth goal of the season with 7:15 left in the first period. Karlie Bell added another goal with 4:19 left in the frame for a 2-0 lead.
MacKenzie Cey cut the Wildcats lead in half 5:17 into the third period but Smith added a powerplay goal with 44 seconds remaining in regulation to seal the win.
and Keely Chalk picked up assists in the win. Jasey Book made 13 saves on 14 shots in the win to improve to 6-0-0 with a 0.50 goals against average with a .975 save percentage.
The Wildcats improved to 6-2-0-0 over the weekend to sit two points behind Saskatoon for top spot, while the Sharks improved to 3-5-0-0 in the split. The Wildcats also visited the Notre Dame Hounds on Tuesday in Wilcox. Visit swbooster.com full results.
The Wildcats' next game will be Wednesday when they head to Regina to meet the Rebels (2-2-1-2).