TRURO - The Truro Victoria Court Dental Bearcats took over top spot in the Mainland Bantam AA Hockey League with a recent pair of victories.
The Bearcats blanked the West Hants Warriors (1-22-3) 4-0 after downing the Antigonish Bulldogs (13-9-3) 5-2. Truro also battled to a 1-1 draw with the Dartmouth Whalers in an exhibition tilt.
The results gave Truro (17-4-3) a four-point cushion over the Acadia Axemen (16-4-3) at the top of the league table.
The Bearcats host the Western Valley Spartans (15-8-1) Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Colchester Legion Stadium.
Cole Dodsworth was the lone scorer against Dartmouth with Marc Aucoin getting the assist. Brent Walters and Nathaniel Singer split the goaltending duties.
Against West Hants, Chase Carter, Gavynn Carter Luke MacMillan and Hayden Roy did the scoring. Dodsworth posted a pair of assists and Walters made 21 saves for the shutout.
MacMillan, Cal Brooks, Logan MacDonald, Gavynn Carter and Cody MacDonald did the scoring against Antigonish while Chase carter and Aucoin each provided a pair of helpers. Singer stopped 19 shots.