The Moose Jaw Novice Mustangs White built an early lead and held on for dear life in the late stages to take a 10-9 win over the Novice Mustangs Red in South Saskatchewan Lacrosse League action at Mosaic Place on Wednesday.
Caiden Arnott scored seven goals as the Mutangs White built a 5-2 lead in the first period and led 9-5 through two, only to see the Mustangs Red really with four goals in the final 12:14 of the game to make things interesting down the stretch.
After Arnott scored his final goal of the contest to put his team head 10-7 with 8:48 remaining on the clock, Kashton Smith scored his fourth for the Mustangs Red with 7:00 to play before Aiden McGillvray pulled his team within one with 37 seconds remaining.
Luke Turner added three goals for the Mustangs White.
Hayden Nidesh scored two for the Mustangs Red, while Cooper Fulton and Slade Tremblay added their other markers.
Both teams are back in action Saturday as the Mustangs Red face the Estevan Voltz at 12 p.m. and Mustangs White take on Estevan at 2 p.m. Both games are at the Kinsmen Arena.