Blues suf­fer 11-0 drub­bing in Port Hawkes­bury

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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.

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