Wolverines comeback bid falls short in Prince Albert


The Swift Current Wolverines played their closest game of the season on Saturday in a 9-8 loss to the host Prince Albert Predators.

Prince Albert improved to 2-0 in the Prairie Gold Lacrosse League, while the Wolverines fell to 2-2.

The Wolverines led 3-1 in the first period before allowing five consecutive goals to trail 6-4. Prince Albert added to the lead with the first three goals in the third period to lead 9-5 before the Wolverines scored the final three goals to make it a one-goal game.

Riley Pribyl led the Wolverines with three goals and one assist. Kaiden Fletcher and Austin Klimm followed with two goals and one assist each. Isaac Froese added two assists, followed by single helpers from Gordon Johner, Jonathan Lebel, and Kaden Regier.

The Wolverines will host the Standing Buffalo Fighting Sioux on Friday at 8 p.m.