A Nipawin victory, La Ronge loss, and a Melfort overtime loss, leaves the three teams in a three way tie for fourth overall after Saturday night’s action.
Dalton Dosch made 21 saves on 22 shots as the Hawks (26-18-3-0) won their third in a row, 3-1 over Weyburn, and are now 8-1-1 in their last 10 games.
Cole Beamin opened the scoring with his first of the season, while Carson Erhardt and Jordan Simoneau also scored and Dawson McKenzie had a pair of assists.
Jordan Gagnon scored and Joseph Young made 31/34 saves for the Red Wings (18-28-0-1).
Alec Malo racked up four goals, and Tristan Lemyre had a five point night, with a goal and four helpers and the Flin Flon Bombers out-lasted the La Ronge Ice Wolves 6-4.
Mason Martin chipped in with three assists, and Billy Klymchuk rounded out the scoring. Jacob Delorme made 32/36 saves for the Bombers (30-10-5-0).
Daylon Mannon opened the scoring for the Ice Wolves (25-18-3-2) with his 30th of the season and finished with two on the night and 31 on the year. Ty Budai scored his first goal in the SJHL and Holden Knights added a powerplay goal, giving him four goals in five games in La Ronge.
The Estevan Bruins have a five point cushion over Kindersley for the final playoff spot after their 3-2 overtime win in Melfort.
Randy Cooke turned away 46 of the 48 shots he faced, and Isaiah Thomas was the overtime hero just 30 seconds into the extra frame. Jayden Davis and Troy Hamilton also scored for the Bruins (22-21-3-1).
Andrew Hunt (1g-1a) and Adam Nobes did the scoring for the Mustangs (24-15-5-3).
The Humboldt Broncos salvaged a split of their home and home with league-leading Battlefords, snapping the Stars’ seven game winning streak with a 5-3 decision on Saturday.
Logan Foster, Tristan Shewchuk and Karter McNarland all had a goal and an assist, while McNarland’s goal with seven minutes to play stood up as the winner. Logan Kurki and Kade Olsen chipped in goals, and Michael Harroch made 29/32 saves for the Broncos (22-19-6-2), who tightened their grip on a playoff spot, and while they’re comfortably in seventh, they’re just four points out of third.
Austin Becker, Jaxon Steele and Ben Hiltz scored for the Stars (39-8-2-0), and Adam Dmyterko made 30/34 saves.
Berk Berkeliev made 35/37 saves, backstopping the Melville Millionaires to a 3-2 shootout win over Notre Dame. Berkeliev was perfect on three shootout attempts while McIntyre also added the shootout winner.
The Millionaires (14-25-2-4) battled from behind twice, with Zach McIntyre and Rin Beny doing the scoring.
Olivier Lepine and Zackary Whittaker (first SJHL goal) scored for the Hounds (17-25-3-2) and Logan Dyck made 31/33 saves.