Jesse Bernard had four goals and an assist as the Southwest Cougars downed the Norman Northstars 7-1 at the Souris Glenwood Memorial Complex. Tanner Butler, Ben Williams and Jagger Thomas also scored for the Cougars who lead the Manitoba "AAA" Midget Hockey League's West Division with a record of 16-5-0-1. Gage Murray stopped 19 of the 20 shots he faced. Southwest will play two more games this weekend. The Cougars will meet the Interlake Lightning tonight in Stonewall and then face the East Division leading Winnipeg Wild at MTS IcePlex on Sunday.