TRURO – The Truro Bearcats continue to roll.
© Matthew Veno – Truro Daily News
Truro Bearcats forward Jacob Smith battles against David Stephens of the Pictou County Crushers during Game 2 action in the MHL Eastlink Division final series on Thursday in Truro.
The Bearcats pasted the Pictou County Weeks Crushers 7-2 on Thursday night in Game 2 of the Maritime Hockey League Eastlink Division final series.
Truro leads the best-of-seven affair 2-0 and will host Game 3 on Saturday at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre, beginning at 7 p.m.
Brandon Boutilier and Tyler Morrison each scored a goal and added two assists in Thursday’s lopsided victory, as the Bearcats reeled off their sixth straight playoff win in front of 1,344 fans.
Brandon Bazinet, Jacob Smith, Brandon Pye, Kyle Tibbo and Jordan Wentzell added single markers for Truro, which led 2-0 after one period and 4-0 after 40 minutes.
Garrett Lambke and Nick Parker replied for the Crushers.
Bearcats goalie Chris Festarini made 19 saves, while Truro shooters peppered Crushers netminder Devan Tremblay with 41 shots.