Bearcats to face Wildcats in junior A playoff opener

Staff ~ The Truro Daily News
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TRURO – The Truro Bearcats will get the Valley Wildcats as their opponent in the EastLink Division semifinal.

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Game 1 of the best-of-seven Maritime Junior Hockey League affair is set for Saturday at 7 p.m. at RECC. The Bearcats have won all eight meetings between the clubs this season, including an 8-1 victory Saturday in Kentville.

The Wildcats completed a sweep the Yarmouth Mariners Tuesday in their best-of-three mini-series thanks to a 3-2 victory in double overtime.

Colby Tower scored the winner 6:40 into the second extra period while former Bearcat Jean-Marc Evans-Renaud and Jeremy Butterworth tallied in regulation. Blade Mann-Dixon turned aside 53 shots for the win. Evans-Renaud also chipped in an assist.

Kyle Campbell and Danny Wicks claimed the Yarmouth markers and Chase Gaudet made 25 saves.

Organizations: Wildcats

Geographic location: Kentville, Colby Tower

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