The Pictou County Weeks Crushers (21-4-0-4) edged the Valley Jr A Wildcats (12-14-2-1) 4-3 Saturday night in Kentville.
Mitchell Deruelle, Regan Spears and Nick Parker all led the Crushers with one goal and one assist each, while Brad Ryckman led the Wildcats with one goal and two assists.
Parker opened the scoring at 16:25 to give the Crushers a 1-0 lead after the first period.
Austin Harding (power play) scored at 4:52 to tie the game at 1-1. Evan Carmody scored at 8:29 to regain the lead for Pictou County, 2-1 after the second period. Pat
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MacIsaac scored 48 seconds into the third period to even the score at 2-2. Ryckman scored at 8:10 to give the Wildcats a 3-2 lead. Spears scored at 16:36 to knot the game at 3-3.
Deruelle (power play, game winner) scored at 19:16 to secure the come from behind win for the Crushers.
Pictou County went 1 for 3 on the powerplay while Valley went 1 for 2.
Brandon Thibeau stopped 29 shots for the win while Dylan Frank stopped 34 shots in the loss.