Bearcats visit Mariners for second straight week
TRURO, N.S. – The Truro Bearcats will get another crack at the defending champs this week. The Bearcats are on the road again to meet the Yarmouth Mariners on Friday in a Maritime Junior Hockey League contest. Last Friday, Truro dropped a 5-2 decision at a sold-out Mariners Centre in the season-opening game for both teams. Bearcat rookies Lucas Parsons and Matt Gordon scored goals in the loss, while Curtis Heffernan, Spencer Blackwell, Cole Julian and Zac Welsh had assists. Jordan Mckenna struck twice for the reigning league champion Mariners, while Kaleb Boudreau, Sam Gillis and Daniel Surette added singles.
Bearcats goalie Alec Macdonald made 27 saves, while his teammates fired 31 shots at Mariners netminder Justin Sumarah.