TRURO - The Truro Bearcats picked up a 5-2 win over the Pictou County Weeks Crushers on home ice on Saturday.
Brandon Bazinet led the Bearcats with one goal and two assists in the win in front of 1,240 fans, while Tyler Morrison added two goals.
Mitchell Shewfelt opened the scoring at 6:09 to give the Crushers a 1-0 lead.
Morrison scored on a powerplay at 10:01 to tie the game at 1-1. Jeff Hanes scored at 15:48 to give the Bearcats a 2-1 lead after the first period.
JP Harvey scored at 17:35 to even the score at 2-2 after the second period.
Bazinet scored at 6:31 to regain the lead for Truro at 3-2. Morrison scored his second of the game at 15:00 to extend the lead to 4-2. Philip Fife rounded out the scoring with an empty-netter at 19:57.
Truro went one for two on the powerplay while Pictou County went zero for one.
Chris Festarini stopped 29 of 31 shots for the win while Brandon Thibeau stopped 33 of 37 shots in the loss.
The Bearcats are home on Sunday to play host to the Amherst Ramblers at Community Credit Union Arena. Gametime is 2 p.m.