Wild­cats fall out of top spot

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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.

Gabrielle

Gray

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).

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