The Swift Current Home Hardware U18 AAA Legionnaires opened a two-game weekend road swing with a 5-1 victory over the Battlefords Stars on Saturday.

Kade Stringer, Tristan Mitchell-McElhone scored in the first period, and Mason Fauser scored with 1:04 left in the second to give Swift Current a 3-0 lead after 40 minutes. Ethan Sautner put the Stars on the board with a power play goal in the third period before Parker Rondeau and Sam Kirwan wrapped up the scoring.

Berney Weston made 33 saves as the Stars outshot Swift Current 34-29.

The Legionnaires (24-11-3) face the Stars again on Sunday afternoon in North Battleford.