Wildcats dominate Manitoba competition

The Swift Current Diamond Energy Wildcats won all four games at the Pembina Valley Hawks Thanksgiving Tournament while outscoring four opponents 29-4.

The Wildcats opened the tournament with a 10-2 win over the Central Plains Capitals, led by two goals and three assists from Taylor Lind and two goals and two assists from Trista Labarowski. Carissa Hogan and Baylee Kirwan each scored twice, while Sara Kendall added a goal and an assist. Ryleigh White also scored as Harper Davey picked up the win in goal.

Kate Wagner, Layne Hryhoriw, and Brooklyn Rublee all finished with two assists, followed by single helpers from Kenedee Klevgaard, Crystal Wale, and Madison Garrett.

Lind scored four goals in a 6-0 win over the Pilot Mound Buffaloes on Saturday. Wagner added a goal and an assist, while Kirwan also scored and Davey earned the shutout in goal.

Maddy McCleary picked up two assists, while Hogan, Kirwan, Wale, Brynne Doerksen, Garrett, Hryhoriw, Kamryn Johnson, and Klevgaard all added single helpers.

The Wildcats capped day two of the tournament with a 7-2 win over the host Pembina Valley Hawks.

Lind led the way with a hat trick, while Kirwan added a goal and an assist. Klevgaard, Brooklyn Rublee and Hogan also scored. Kendall assisted on two goals, followed by single helpers from Wale, Labarowski, McCleary, White, Hryhoriw, and Johnson.

Amaya Giraudier picked up the win in goal.

The Wildcats got another shutout from Davey as they concluded the tournament with a 6-0 win over the Yellowhead Chiefs on Sunday.

Lind finished with two goals and three assists, while Kirwan added a four-goal outing. Brooklyn Rublee added two assists, followed by one assist from McCleary.

The Wildcats will return to Saskatchewan Female Midget AAA Hockey League action next weekend when they visit the Regina Rebels.