The Yorkton Terriers clinched a strong victory over the Melville Millionaires last week, pushing the team further ahead in the standings while sending a firm message to their major rivals.
The Terriers defeated the Millionaires 5-2 in home game action on Oct. 6 as their fans cheered them on. It marks the second straight victory for the Yorkton team, moving them to the second place position in the Viterra division.
The Terriers faced the Millionaires last Saturday at the Farrell Agencies arena. The Terriers started strong with two goals in the first period. Jared Legien (with an assist from Branden Klatt) and Chantz Petruic (with assists from Cody Dubas and Colby Brandt) put the team on the board.
The Millionaires responded with two consecutive goals in the second period. Brandt (with an assist from Tyson Janzen) and Brendan Mark (with an assist from Aiden Bulych) snagged two more goals for the Terriers before the period ended.
Cole Keenleyside (thanks to assists from Brandt and Janzen) scored one more goal in the third period to push the team to a 5-2 win over their heated rivals.
The Terriers are set to face the Kindersley Klippers in an away game on Friday, Oct. 12.
Their next home game is scheduled for Oct. 17 against the Notre Dame Hounds.