Here is a rundown of the action involving some of the local hockey teams from this past week:
The past weekend saw the Battlefords Stars lose to the Regina Pat Canadians on Saturday by a 6-0 final score. They then fell Sunday to Yorkton by a 5-3 final score on the road.
The Stars got goals from Brendan Albert and Colby Ralston to build a 2-0 lead through one period. Cole Youngman put the Stars back in front in the second period after Yorkton had come back to tie the game at 2-2. But Yorkton scored three times in the third to prevail.
The Stars next action is Jan. 10 in Prince Albert and Jan. 12 at Beardys.
There was good scholarship news to report about two Sharks players who will be moving on after the season.
Ali Aitken has committed to play next season with the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. Aitken currently is in her third year with the Sharks.
Also, Ensley Fendelet has committed to play for Minot State University. This is Fendelet’s fourth year in midget AAA and third year with the Sharks.
There was less positive news to report about the final scores of both weekend Sharks games against Swift Current: the Sharks lost 5-2 on Saturday and 10-1 on Sunday at the Battleford Arena.
The Sharks play again Thursday night at home to the Saskatoon Stars in a game being shown on SaskTel Max TV.
In action from this past weekend, on Friday Shellbrook beat Spiritwood 12-2 while Meota beat Glaslyn 4-0. On Saturday, Glaslyn beat Shellbrook 5-2 and Battleford beat Maymont 6-4.
Sask West Hockey League
Weekend play saw the Kindersley Klippers extend their record to 14-0 after a 7-6 win Saturday versus Unity and a 5-4 win Sunday versus Macklin. The other game saw Biggar over Luseland 8-4.