Two week­end wins for Cari­bous

The Packet (Clarenville) - - Front page - CLARENVILLE, N.L. With files from The Telegram

The Clarenville Cari­bous won a pair of games in pro­vin­cial se­nior hockey over the week­end, win­ning a 7-4 de­ci­sion against the Grand Falls-Wind­sor Cataracts Satur­day night and 4-2 ver­sus the South­ern Shore Break­ers on Sun­day.

At the Eastlink Events Cen­tre Satur­day, Dec. 1, the de­fend­ing Herder Me­mo­rial Tro­phy cham­pion Cari­bous en­joyed a ban­ner-rais­ing cer­e­mony prior to the drop of the puck. In their home­opener, Ma­son Reid put on a show with four goals. Chris Sparkes, Colton Collins and Brad Crann also scored for the win­ners.

For the Cataracts, who fell to 2-4 on the year, Bran­don Bussey, Michael Brent, An­dre Gill and Danny Wicks had the goals.

The Cataracts were with­out the ser­vices of start­ing net­min­der A.J. Whit­ten, who was pressed into duty as the New­found­land Growlers emer­gency ECHL backup. Noah Weir was be­tween the pipes for the Cats. Ja­son Churchill recorded the win for Clarenville.

In the game against the Break­ers in Bay Bulls, Kevin Reid scored a pair and col­lected an as­sist and Ma­son Reid col­lected his fifth goal of the week­end and added a helper. Sparkes notched the other goal for the Cari­bous. Tyler Whif­fen had 39 saves for the vic­tors. An­drew Gale and Peter Ka­vanagh scored for the Break­ers, while Mark Yet­man stopped 40 of the 44 shots he faced in goal.

The Cari­bous re­turn to the Eastlink Events Cen­tre Fri­day, Dec. 8, for a game against the Con­cep­tion Bay Blues.

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