The Swift Current Home Hardware U18 AAA Legionnaires picked up a 4-3 overtime win over the Estevan Bears at InnovationPlex on Saturday night.
Cobe Perlinger opened the scoring midway through the first period, but Kole Keen equalized for the Bears with two minutes left in the opening frame. Perlinger picked up his second goal of the game to give the Legionnaires a one-goal lead again 48 seconds into the second period. In the third, Jye Sawatzky scored two goals about four minutes apart to give Estevan a 3-2 lead, but Rylan Williams tied the game back up with 2:22 left in regulation to force overtime. Perlinger scored his third of the game, and the game winner, midway through extra time to give the Legionnaires their fifth win in a row.
Berney Weston made 19 saves as the Legionnaires outshot the Bears 30-22.
The two teams will battle again this afternoon at 1:45pm from InnovationPlex.