Broncos fall to visiting Wheat Kings

Alec Zawatsky pressured Brandon’s Jiri Patera during a 5-1 loss on Nov. 28, 2018. STEVEN MAH/SOUTHWEST BOOSTER

The Swift Current Broncos failed to earn their first winning streak of the season when they lost 5-1 to the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings on Wednesday.

Luka Burzan scored the first and last goals for the Wheat Kings during a three-point outing. Alec Zawatsky scored the only goal for the Broncos on a perfect spinning set-up from Andrew Fyten with 2:04 left in the opening period.

Cole Reinhardt, Ridley Greig, and Zach Wytinck also scored for Brandon.

Joel Hofer took the loss with 33 saves to fall to 2-14-1-1. Jiri Patera made 31 saves to improve to 9-6-2-2.

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The Broncos fell to 4-19-1-1, while Brandon improved to 11-7-3-3. The Broncos will visit the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Friday.