The Pictou County Scotians fired 4 unanswered third period goals to nip the Valley Maple Leafs 6-4 in junior B hockey action last night in Trenton.
The Valley Maple Leafs had built up a 4-2 lead after forty minutes before the Scotians rallied for the win.
Lucas Eshelman was the trigger man for the Scotians picking up a hat trick. Single markers went to Brandon MacKenzie, Brandon Verge and Dustin Bowron. MacKenzie, Verge and Bowron all picked up an assist with Craig Matheson adding a pair of helpers.
Jake Galbraith picked up 3 points for the Maple Leafs on a pair of markers and an assist. Craig Anderson and Mark Swain rounded out the Valley scoring.
The Maple Leafs led 3-2 after one; 4-2 after two. Ben Goss collected his 14th win on the year while call-up Rowen O’Brien was tagged with the loss. Final shots were 42-37 Leafs.
With the win the Scotians moved to within one point of the second place Strait Pirates in the Sid Rowe Division.