The Swift Current Innovation Federal Credit Union U18 AAA Wildcats picked up a 4-2 win over the Prince Albert Mann-Northway Northern Bears on Saturday at Art Hauser Centre.

Jade Thompson opened the scoring for the Wildcats in the first period before Tristyn Endicott responed for the Bears in the second period to tie it up at 1-1. The back-and-forth continued in the middle frame with Alexie Palchinski and Kinley Brassard trading goals for a 2-2 tie after 40 minutes. The Wildcats pulled away in the third with Thompson scoring her second goal of the game on the power play at 8:41, and Kaylee Williams adding an insurance marker with 8:47 left in regulation.

Paige Fischer made 23 saves as the Bears outshot the Wildcats 25-24.

The Wildcats (8-14-2-3) face the Bears again on Sunday in Prince Albert.