Wildcats sweep Hounds

The Swift Current Diamond Energy Wildcats got on track in the Saskatchewan Female Midget AAA Hockey League with a weekend sweep of the Notre Dame Hounds.

Saturday, the Wildcats scored three unanswered goals to defeat the visiting Hounds 3-2.

The Hounds led 2-0 after first-period goals from Kas Kingston and Jillian Schmit.

Taylor Lind scored twice in the second period to tie the game and Ryleigh White scored midway through the third period to clinch the win.

Maddy McCleary notched a pair of assists, while White, Kenedee Klevgaard, Carissa Hogan, and Brynne Doerksen all added single helpers.

Amaya Giraudier earned the win with 20 saves. Kaitlyn Ross suffered the loss with 29 saves on 32 shots.

Sunday, the Wildcats earned their first shutout of the season with a 3-0 road win. Giraudier made 18 saves for her fourth career shutout to improve to 4-5-0 on the season while lowering here goals against average to 3.13.

Hogan opened the scoring with a power play goal early in the second period and Crystal Wale added an insurance marker midway through the frame.

Lind closed the scoring with an empty net goal to complete a two-point outing. Lind finished the weekend in fourth in league scoring with 20 points in 12 games.

Sara Kendall, Brooklyn Rublee, and McCleary all added assists.

The Wildcats remained sixth in the Saskatchewan Female Midget AAA Hockey League with a 5-6-0-1 record. Notre Dame fell to 2-7-0-2.

The Wildcats are back at home on Dec. 15-16 when they host the Prince Albert Bears (6-6-1-1).