McNinch leads Wildcats past Weyburn

Kiana McNinch had a hat trick to lead the Swift Current U18 AAA Wildcats to a 6-2 win over Weyburn on Jan. 30, 20222. STEVEN MAH/SOUTHWEST BOOSTER

The Swift Current Innovation Credit Union Wildcats stretched their Saskatchewan Female U18 AAA Hockey League winning streak to six games with a 6-2 win over the visiting Weyburn Goldwings on Sunday.

Kiana McNinch led the Wildcats with three goals and one assist, her second career hat trick. Linemate Laiken Swan registered a goal and three assists, while Jerzey Watteyne picked up two assists. Ella Wingert added a shorthanded goal and Addison Eurich also scored. Cydny Price and Jessica Bouffard added assists. Aurora Van Wormer earned the win with 10 saves.

Lexi Peace took the loss despite making 38 saves. Hadley Revenko opened the scoring with a shorthanded goal, while Swift Current’s Paisley Arntsen added a power play goal for the Goldwings.

The Wildcats remain third with a 13-7-3-0 record, while Weyburn fell to 1-20-1-1.

The Wildcats will be right back in league action on Monday when they visit the second-place Notre Dame Hounds.