The Estevan Power Tech Midget AA Panthers wrapped up their first regular season by losing 2-1 to the Regina Ravens on February 15, and tying the Weyburn Drillers 2-2 on the 16th.
Weyburn opened the scoring, but Brooklyn Dukart and Taylor Colbow scored 32 seconds apart to give Estevan a 2-1 lead after the first period. The second period was scoreless, and Weyburn scored in the third to tie the game.
Litesha Spittal was in goal.
(Details on the game versus the Ravens were not available).
Estevan finished the regular season with a 14-10-3 record, which left them fourth in the South Saskatchewan Female Hockey League (SSFHL). They'll face the Ravens in a two-game, total-goal series in the first round.
In provincial play, the Panthers were eliminated by the Regina Capitals. Regina beat Estevan 5-1 on February 17 to win the two-game, total-goal series 11-2.
Jenna Kreklewich scored with less than four minutes to play in the third period for Estevan's lone goal.
Brianna Cote was in goal.
The Estevan Power Dodge Bantam A Chargers have clinched top spot in the SSFHL, and they have also advanced to the next round in provincials.
Estevan twice defeated the Springside Lions – one of the top teams in the league – to clinch first overall. They beat the Lions 3-1 on February 15 and 4-1 on February 16.
Springside took an early 1-0 lead in the game on the 15th, but Makenna Morrison scored in the first to tie the game, and then Megan LeBlanc and Ashton Magotiaux scored in the second. Neither team tallied in the third period.
The two teams were tied at 1-1 in the game on the 16th, but Estevan scored the final three goals of the game to pull away. LeBlanc scored twice, including the game winning goal, while Jasynn Monteyne and Teanna Sieben also scored.
Ashlyn Taillon was in goal for both games.
Estevan finished with a 22-1-1 record, which left them one point ahead of the South West Cyclones for first overall. The Chargers will play Moose Jaw in the first round of the playoffs.
LeBlanc finished first in league scoring with 62 goals and 93 points in 24 games.
Estevan also beat the Regina Blues 6-3 on February 13 to win their two-game, total-goal provincial series 9-4. LeBlanc scored the first three goals of the game to give Estevan a 6-1 lead in the series. After Regina scored early in the second, LeBlanc and Monteyne scored to further enhance Estevan's advantage in the game and the series.
Kamryn Friars scored for Estevan in the third.
Taillon was in goal for the win.
Estevan will play Springside in the south final.