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Mariners Lose In Truro 5-4 In Shoot-out.Sunday, March 3rd 2013
The Yarmouth Mariners failed to avenge a lopsided home loss to the Bearcats on Friday, as they fell 5-4 in a shootout, at the new Rath Eastlink Community Centre in Truro tonight.
Kyle Morrison netted the shootout winner for Truro.
Ben MacSwain, Kyle Campbell, Colin Campbell and Cody Castro all scored for Yarmouth.
Mariners goalie Travis Wilkins stopped 31 shots.
Kyle Campbell opened the scoring in the first, before Truro took a 2-1 lead in the second period.
Colin Campbell tied the game in the middle period, and MacSwain put the Mariners ahead early in the third.
Truro scored twice in a minute and ten seconds to re-take the lead in the third.
Castro tied the game for Yarmouth with just over four minutes remaining in regulation on the power-play.
The Bearcats out-shot the Mariners 35-31.
Mariners forward Jared Hicks received a game misconduct for checking from behind.
Hicks was playing his first game of the weekend, after serving a two game suspension for a blow to the head.
Kevin Reid and Morgan Messenger were not dressed for Yarmouth due to injury, and Matt Tomah served the final game of his three game suspension.
On Friday, Yarmouth were embarassed on home ice, losing 6-1 to Truro.
The Mariners rebounded for a 4-2 win last night over Bridgewater at Mariners Centre.
The race for first in the Eastlink Division will come down to Yarmouth and Truro, with two games remaining for both teams.
The Mariners are in Bridgewater Tuesday night, before closing out the regular season at home against the Pictou County Crushers on Friday night.
You can hear Friday's game live on CJLS beginning at 7:30.
Truro is in Metro on Tuesday, and hosts Woodstock on Friday in their last game.
The Amherst Ramblers will finish third in the Eastlink Division, after back-to-back losses to the top ranked Summerside Capitals this weekend.
Summerside beat the Rambs 4-3 today.
Also, Dieppe beat Miramichi 6-2.
Woodstock over Campbellton 4-1.