ISLANDERS OPEN WITH WINS
The Cape Breton West Islanders are up 2-0 in their best-of-seven series with the Cape Breton Unionized Tradesmen. Sunday, the Islanders skated to a 5-3 victory, as Ryan MacLellan, Avery Warner, Keenan Gillis, Spencer Barron and Logan Chisholm scored. Kinnon Williams, Paul Denny and Kenzie MacKinnon replied for Cape Breton. Ewan MacDonald made 22 stops in the win, while Cody Smith stopped 57 shots in the loss. Saturday, the Islanders open the series with a 5-2 triumph. Game 3 goes March 4 at the County rink, a 7:30 p.m. start.