Mariners added two more wins

Team came out of last week­end atop their di­vi­sion and atop the league

Tri-County Vanguard - - NEWS - TINA COMEAU TRICOUNTY VAN­GUARD

The Yar­mouth Mariners added two more wins to their sea­son last week­end with a 7-3 Nov. 3 win at home ver­sus the Mi­ramichi Tim­ber­wolves and a 4-1 Nov. 2 win on the road ver­sus the Val­ley Wild­cats.

Lo­gan Tim­mons led the Mariners with four goals dur­ing the Satur­day night home game against Mi­ramichi that saw the Mariners with a 2-1 lead af­ter the first pe­riod, a 5-1 lead af­ter the sec­ond and 7-3 fi­nal. Also scor­ing goals were An­drew Martell, Miguel Poirier and Con­nor Pev­eril.

In net, Tyler Case­ley stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Mariners. His op­po­nents across the ice faced a com­bined 39 Mariners shots on net. Tan­ner Somers made 23 saves on 28 shots and Tommy Rolin, brought in for the third pe­riod, made nine saves on 11 shots.

The pre­vi­ous evening the Mariners had a 4-1 fi­nal over the Val­ley The Mariners once again wore their pink jer­seys as their an­nual Pink in the Rink ini­tia­tive in sup­port of the cancer care cen­tre at the Yar­mouth Re­gional Hospi­tal was draw­ing to a close. Wild­cats. The Mariners’ Brady Cross­ley had the lone game goal in the first pe­riod and his brother Brett Cross­ley ex­tended the Mariners lead to 3-0 in the sec­ond be­fore Val­ley scored its only goal of the game. Con­nor Pev­eril rounded out the scor­ing in the third pe­riod. In net for Yar­mouth Alec MacVicar made 15 saves on 16 shots. Val­ley’s goal­tender Liam MacDon­ald was con­sid­er­ably busier mak­ing 36 saves on 40 Mariners shots.

The Mariners once again wore their pink jer­seys at their Nov. 3 home game, as their an­nual Pink in the Rink ini­tia­tive winded down. Money raised through the auc­tion of the jer­seys sup­ports the Dr. Ed­win Janke Cancer Care Cen­tre at the Yar­mouth Re­gional Hospi­tal.

The Mariners came out of last week­end’s games still sit­ting in first place in the Eastlink South di­vi­sion with 29 points, which also put them one point ahead of the Eastlink North di­vi­sion’s Sum­mer­side Western Cap­i­tals for first place over­all in the league.

This week the Mariners were play­ing the Pictou County Crush­ers on the road on Tues­day evening and are back at home for two games at the end of the week – a 7:30 p.m. Fri­day, Nov. 9 matchup against Val­ley and a 6 p.m., Nov. 11 matchup against the Crush­ers on Sun­day, Nov. 11. Yar­mouth Mariners player Lo­gan Tim­mons lead the scor­ing in their Nov. 3 game with four goals, earn­ing him a well-de­served first star of the game.

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Mariners player Matt Bar­ron looks on as team­mate An­drew Martell scores the first goal of the Nov. 3 home game ver­sus Mir­i­machi. Bar­ron as­sisted on the goal along with Kaleb Boudreau.

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