TRURO - The major bantam hockey season is over for the Truro Bearcats.
The Bearcats were eliminated from provincial playdowns on the weekend in a 6-3 setback to the Halifax Gulls at the Halifax Forum. The Gulls swept the opening-round series 2-0.
Ben Higgins scored a pair of goals for the Bearcats while Cameron Allaby notched the other. Reuben MacKenzie, Luke Smith and Matthew Smith provided assists and Jack Lynds made 31 saves.
The Bearcats (2-26-5) finished the regular season in 11th in the 12-team league while the Gulls (27-5-1) were second.