Bearcats clinch seris win over Wildcats

Staff ~ The Truro Daily News
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TRURO – The Truro Bearcats are moving on in the Kent Cup playoffs.

Truro Bearcats

The Bearcats completed a four-game sweep of the Valley Wildcats in their Maritime Junior Hockey League EastLink Division semifinal with a 5-0 victory Saturday in Kentville.

The Bearcats now await a winner in the other semi between the Pictou County Crushers and Amherst Ramblers. Game 6 of that series is set for Wednesday in Amherst with Pictou County holding a 3-2 edge.

Bearcats goaltender Chris Festarini made 34 saves for the shutout Saturday while captain Phillip Fife scored a pair of goals. Tyler Morrison added a goal and an assist and Denver Lynds and Kyle Tibbo rounded out the Truro scoring.

Blade Mann-Dixon stopped 43 shots in the Valley net.

Organizations: Maritime Junior Hockey League EastLink Division

Geographic location: Pictou County, Kentville, Amherst

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