It was a busy weekend of hockey in Weyburn and the surrounding areas.
The U18 AAA Richardson Pioneer Gold Wings entertained the Regina Rebels for a pair of games. The first matchup was Saturday and was played in Radville as part of the festivities for Hockey Day in Saskatchewan. The second game was Sunday, played at Crescent Point Place.
In the matchup Saturday, the Rebels came out firing on all cylinders and skated to an 8-0 victory. Greta Henderson scored five goals in the win, and Alexis Petford had a hat trick.
In the rematch Sunday afternoon, the Rebels again came out quickly, taking a 4-0 lead by the end of the first period. They would go on to win by an 11-2 final score. The Gold Wings had goals from Kiley Davis and Jacey Farr. Allee Gerrard had a hat trick for Regina, while Ashley Grice had two goals. Petford, Henderson, Megan Hayhurst, Evangeline Hill, Avery Gottselig and Nikita Schmidt had a goal each.
The next game for the U18 AAA Gold Wings is Saturday evening when they host the Prince Albert Beats at Crescent Point Place.
The U18 AA John Hulbert Construction Wings were in Regina for a tournament on the weekend, with things starting off on Friday afternoon.
In the first game, the Wings found themselves up against the Regina Rangers. The game was tied 2-2 heading into the third period, but the Rangers were able to get the go-ahead goal and hold off the Wings to win 3-2.
In the second game of the tournament, Saturday morning, the Wings took on the Saskatoon Screaming Eagles in a matchup that saw the top four scorers in the league all on the ice. The Eagles, though, would get the edge early and keep the Wings at bay, winning 8-3.
The Wings closed out the round-robin against the Northwest Stars. Weyburn would take the lead early, and come away with a 6-3 victory. However, their weekend was over as they didn’t advance to the medal round of the tournament.
The U18 AA Wings are back in action Wednesday when they travel to Lumsden to take on the Lumsden/Bethune Lions.
It was a busy weekend for the U15 AA Whitecap Gold Wings, as they played host to the Prince Albert Foxes at Crescent Point Place for two games.
Saturday saw the visitors coming away with the win, as Prince Albert beat the Gold Wings 5-2. In the rematch Sunday afternoon, it would be the Gold Wings who dominated the play as they went on to win by a 6-1 final.
The U15 AA Gold Wings now head off to the Battlefords for a pair of games against the Nortwest Sharks this coming weekend.
The U13 AA Youngfellow Wings were at home on the weekend, entertaining the Yorkton Terriers for three games in three days.
The first game was played Friday night at Crescent Point Place. The Terriers would control much of the game, skating to a 7-0 victory.
Saturday afternoon, the teams met again at CPP. The Wings would get goals from Kobe Deck, Andrew Hemphill and Ayden Warren, but came up short, falling 7-3.
The weekend closed out with a game Sunday morning, and the Terriers would win 11-0.
The U13 AA Wings will be back in action Tuesday night as they play host to the Moose Jaw Warriors.
The U13 Youngfellow Gold Wings played at home this past weekend.
Saturday, they took on the Lumsden/Bethune Purple Lynx at Crescent Point Place. Rylie Gervais had a hat trick, with Nelleke Vogel and Payton Roth adding two goals each. The scoring was rounded out by Jaya Clark as the Gold Wings won 8-2.
Sunday afternoon they played the Parkland Fire at the Tom Zandee Sports Arena. Tori Fingler led the way with a hat trick in that game, with Roth scoring two more. Also scoring was Madison Walkeden, Natalie Moldie and Kinley Dammann in an 8-3 victory.
The U13 Youngfellow Gold Wings are back on the ice Sunday when they travel to Radville to face the Madville Huskies.
The U13 Canadian Tire Gold Wings were on the road this weekend, travelling to Melville and Lumsden.
In the game Saturday in Melville, the Gold Wings capitalized on five goals in the second period, and six in the third, to win 13-4. The scoring was led by Peyton Birnie, who finished with five goals. Killian Forseth had a hat trick, while Annie Button and Samara Seghers notched two goals each. The scoring was rounded out by Alexis Bauman.
Sunday, the Gold Wings were up against the Lumsden/Bethune Yellow Lynx. They jumped out to an early lead and held on for a 6-0 victory. Bauman finished the game with a hat trick, while Birnie had two goals. Also scoring in the win was Seghers.
The next league game for the U13 Canadian Tire Gold Wings is on January 29th, when they host Parkland Fire.
The Weyburn U11 female carded team played a pair of games against Estevan on the weekend.
In the game Saturday, the Gold Wings would pick up a 2-1 victory. In the rematch Sunday, Estevan would be the ones coming out on top, winning 2-0.