PANTHERS GIRLS PICK UP WINS
Leah Byrne (above) scored the winner for the MacIntyre Chevy Panthers in a 5-4 win over the Metro Boston Pizza in female midget ‘AAA’ play Sunday in Halifax. Blair MacKinnon, Aimee O’Neill, Katherine MacIntyre and Nicole MacNeil also scored, while Julia Carroll posted the win. The Panthers also skated to a 7-3 triumph over the East Hants Penguins on Saturday in Lantz.
Ellis posts shutout for Islanders
Colten Ellis made 32 saves for the shutout as the firstplace Cape Breton West Islanders blanked the Pictou County Weeks 6-0 on Saturday in major midget action. Jacob Stewart and Craig Ryan scored twice, while Spencer Barron and Stephen Fox added singles.
Tradesmen drop pair
The Cape Breton Unionized Tradesmen lost 6-2 to the Pictou County Weeks on Sunday, as Jacob Denny and Thomas Simon found the back of the net. Seth Crowe made 37 stops. Cape Breton was shutout 3-0 by the Halifax McDonald’s on Saturday.