Mariners added two more wins
Team came out of last weekend atop their division and atop the league
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.
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.