TRURO – The Truro Bearcats dropped a 4-2 decision to the Miramichi Timberwolves Friday in the Maritime Junior Hockey League.
The result pushes the Bearcats (7-3-0-1) to fourth in the EastLink Division, just one point behid the Valley Wildcats (7-3-2-0).
Red-hot Miramichi (9-3-0-0) has a one-point cushion over the Dieppe Commandos (8-4-1-0) atop the Meek Division.
Miramichi scored three third-period goals to claim Friday’s win.
Brandon Pye and Kyle Tibbo did the scoring for Truro while Pye also added an assist.
Jordan Kennedy, who played for the Timberwolves last season, made 23 saves in the Truro crease.
Bryce Milson, Rankyn Campell, Mitch McMullin and Eric Walker got the puck past their former teammate. Clint Windsor also stopped 23 shots.
The Bearcats are back in action Saturday when they host the lowly Bridgewater Lumberjacks (1-11-0-2) at 7 p.m. at RECC.