TRURO - Colby Lanceleve netted three goals to lead the Truro Bearcats to a 5-3 win over the Pictou County Weeks Crushers in Maritime Junior Hockey League play here Saturday.
Kyle Tibbo and Jacob Smith added singles for the 5-0-0-1 Bearcats in front of 1,261 fans at the Community Credit Union Arena. Daniel Poliziano and Jeff Hanes had two assists apiece.
Nick Parker, with a pair, and David Stephens replied for the 6-1-0-1 Crushers.
The teams were tied 2-2 after the first period with the Bearcats taking a 4-2 lead into the third.
Truro outshot Pictou County 46-39. Netminders were Jacob Fancy for the Bearcats and Brandan Thibeau for the Crushers.
In other action, the Yarmouth Mariners improved to a league-best 7-1-0-0 with a 3-2 win over the host Valley Wildcats in Kentville, the Amherst Ramblers pounded the visiting Campbellton Tigers 6-1, host Miramichi defeated the Bridgewater Lumberjacks 6-2 and the Dieppe Commandos beat the visiting Summerside Western Capitals 6-1.