The Cougars and Panthers played an even, hard hitting game on Friday night. Carl Ewert opened the scoring at 4:11 of the first assisted by Conner McClelland and Joshua Martin. In the 2nd the Panthers tied it up with a goal by Alex Benger at 16:15. The two teams played even throughout the 3rd and the game seemed heading into Victoria’s first overtime of the year. ….. not to be. At 19:37 Jonah Ragsdale banged home a rebound for a 2 to 1 Panthers victory. Connor McKillop made 21 save in the Panther net compared to the 28 saves of Anderson Violette in the Victoria net. The two goalies were named the games two stars.