REGINA - Andrew Rieder scored three times and set up one more as the Regina Pats defeated the visiting Victoria Royals 7-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.
Jordan Weal had two goals and three assists for the Pats (25-16-4), Martin Marincin scored a goal and added two assists while Brandon Davidson scored a single goal.
Jamie Crooks, Brandon Magee and Logan Nelson scored for the Royals (13-25-5), who have now dropped 10 straight games.
Adam Beukeboom made 24 saves for the win as Keith Hamilton allowed all seven goals against on 39 shots.
Regina went 1 for 3 on the power play while Victoria was 0 for 3.