By Craig Stein
Calvon Boots scored 3:35 into overtime and the Flin Flon Bombers got by the Nipawin Hawks 4-3 (OT) at the Whitney Forum on Saturday night.
Daylan Marchi (1g-1a), Nate Hooper (1g-1a) and Ethan Daniels also scored for the Bombers (9-12-1-3) while Colten Lancaster made 39/42 saves in his Flin Flon debut.
Thomas Lenchyshyn assist on all three goals for the Hawks (18-5-2-2). Brandan Arnold became the league’s third player, and first in the Sherwood Division, to score 20 goals, while his brother Kenzie also scored, and Chad McCartney forced overtime, scoring midway through the third.
Brayden Camrud (2g-1a), Bryce Fiske (1g-2a), Logan Schatz (3a) and Matthieu Gomercic (3a) all had three point nights, and the Humboldt Broncos scored five first period goals en route to an 8-3 win over Yorkton.
Conner Lukan scored twice, while Morgan Gobeil (1g-1a), Jaxon Joseph (1g-1a) and Graysen Cameron rounded out the scoring for the Broncos (15-9-2-2). Sam-Jaxon Visscher made 23/26 saves in the win.
Quinton Hobbs (1g-1a), Dino Antoniadis (1g-1a) and Cody Bruchkowski replied for the Terriers (5-20-2-0).
Justin Ball scored twice and added an assist, and the Melfort Mustangs edged the Weyburn Red Wings 4-3.
Carson Albrecht and Loch Morrison also scored and Kayle Tosh added a pair of assists. Hunter Arps got the start for the Mustangs (19-5-4-1) and made 18/21 saves.
Mike Eskra (1g-1a), Sean Olson (1g-1a) and Dexter Robinson did the scoring for the Red Wings (16-11-2-0).
For the second time in just over two weeks, the Notre Dame Hounds scored five goals on home ice to beat the defending champion Battlefords North Stars, this time 5-2 on Saturday.
Jacob Standen stopped 27 of the 29 shots he faced, while Chance Longjohn scored twice for the Hounds (18-7-1-3), and Chaz Smedsrud (1g-1a), Jack Flaman (1g-1a) and Christopher Bernard added the others.
The win leapfrogs the Hounds a point ahead of Battlefords for the Olympic Buildings Division lead. The Stars (19-5-1-0) do have four games in hand, but have now dropped two straight after a seven game winning streak.
MacGregor Sinlcair and Chaseton Braid scored for the Stars on Saturday. Taryn Kotchorek made 28/31 saves for the Hounds added a pair of empty-netters.