PICTOU COUNTY – On Sunday the Atom AAA Crushers hosted the Truro Bearcats at the Pictou County Wellness Centre, winning 3-2.
The Crushers came out hard in the first period with Connor MacLeod scoring a pair and Jayden Hatchard and Scott Long earning the assists. The Bearcats scored a power play goal with only 15 seconds left in the first period to cut into the Crushers’ lead.
The second period was scoreless and in the third the Bearcats kept the play deep in the Crusher zone and tied the game. Blake Kontuk would answer for the Crushers on a feed from KJ Emery and Brycen MacDonald.
Cody MacDougall was between the pipes and kept the team in the game coming up with key saves. The team is currently in second place in the N.S. Atom AAA Mainland League with a record of 9-4-1.
Crushers see action next weekend when they play the South Shore Sharks for the first time, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Trenton and Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at the Wellness Centre.