Blues suffer 11-0 drubbing in Port Hawkesbury
Jackson, Rushton named to Canada Games women’s hockey team
HALIFAX - Carly Jackson and Mallory Rushton have received another hockey accolade.
They were named to Team Nova Scotia that’s head to the Canada Games in Prince George, B.C. in February.
The goalie with the Cumberland County Blues will share duties with Morgan Farrow, who plays with the Pro Cresting Penguins of the Nova Scotia Female Midget Hockey League.
Rushton, who has been playing prep school hockey at New Hampton School in New Hampshire. The team is being coached by Troy Ryan. Nova Scotia will play in the A pool with Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta.
PORT HAWKESBURY - The Port Hawkesbury Strait Pirates struck for four first period goals on the way to defeating the Cumberland County Blues 11-0 in Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League action.
Josh Hartley had three goals and an assist for the Pirates, who led 4-0 after one period and 7-0 after two.
Michael Scarth and Morgan Timmons each added a pair of goals while Tyler MacLeod, Mitch Allen, Troy Hillier and Brennan Delaney each scored once.
Marcus Otmer had the shutout for the Pirates.
Julien Savoie and Carly Jackson shared the goaltending duties for the Blues, facing 32 shots.
The Blues have a pair of home games this weekend when they face the division-leading Glace Bay Miners.
Game time on Friday is 7:30 at the Richard Calder Arena while game time on Saturday is 2 p.m.
Ramblers suffer tough loss to Mariners
YARMOUTH - It was definitely not the showing the Amherst CIBC Wood Gundy Ramblers wanted against their former coach.
The Amherst Ramblers suffered a tough 122 loss in Yarmouth on Friday. The club is home Tuesday to face the Truro Bearcats.
Sean Fraser had three goals and two assists as the Yarmouth Mariners thumped the Ramblers 12-2 in Maritime Junior Hockey League action at the Mariners’ Centre on Friday night.
The Mariners blew open a 1-0 game with five goals in the second period and six in the third.
Tyler Brown Brown had two goals for Yarmouth while Brandon Syms, Alex Rawding, Charles Poulin, Bill Hartley, Cole Reginato and Curtis Colbary also scored.
Keegan Marcott and Matti Jmaeff replied for the Ramblers with Seth Schmidt and Lucas Batt adding assists.