End of the season for Melfort Mustangs as Battlefords win 7-2

MELFORT — The season is over for the Melfort Mustangs.

With a 7-2 decision, the Battlefords North Stars secured their fourth win in the seven-game final series – and with it, the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League's Canalta Cup.

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The first goal of the game, almost six minutes in, was scored by Melfort's Justin Ball. After that, Battlefords scored three times: two from Braydon Buziak and a power play goal by Quintin Loon-Stewardson.

Things continued to go the North Stars' way in the second period. They scored with a goal from Macgregor Sinclair. Melfort then took advantage of a power play to get a goal by Tanner Zentner. Loon-Stewardson then finished the period off with another goal for Battlefords.

In the third period, the Battlefords grew their lead with a power play goal by Austin Shumanski and an empty netter by Sinclair.

Melfort's Noah Giesbrecht stopped 29 out of 35 shots, while Battlefords' Joel Grzybowski stopped 32 out of 34.

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