Meota loses home opener as SPHL resumes

The Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League was back in action for three games on Thursday through Saturday this weekend.

The first game on Thursday was the home opener at the North Battleford Civic Centre for the Meota Combines, taking on the Perdue Pirates.

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Unfortunately for the Combines they got off to a slow start in the first period, with Perdue scoring two goals en route to a 4-3 win. Perdue had goals from Landon Emond, Nick Peterson, Steven Toporowski and Brandin Wasyliw; Meota had goals from Myles Baptiste .Bryce Gatske, and Taylor Tatchell.

In Battleford Friday, the Battleford Beaver Blues clobbered the Glaslyn North Stars 11-2. Kevin Bendall and Justin Blacklock each had two goals for Battleford.

Finally on Saturday night in Turtleford, the Turtleford Tigers beat the Maymont Settlers 5-4 for their second win in as many games. Trent MacNab had a hat trick while Dustin MacNab scored two goals; Conner Kortko had a four-goal night for Maymont.

The league will see full action this weekend. On Friday Radisson hosts Perdue while action Saturday sees Spiritwood at Battleford, Turtleford against Meota in North Battleford, and Radisson at Glaslyn.

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