Crushers lose 5-3, need a Saturday win to keep season alive
ANTIGONISH – The Amherst Ramblers will head home with a chance to put the Pictou County Crushers out of the Maritime Hockey League playoffs.
TRURO - A Pictou County Crushers comeback bid fell short on Saturday in Truro against the Bearcats, in a 6-5 loss.
The Crushers spotted Truro a four-goal lead in the first period.
The Crushers have a 9-2-1 record, all three losses to the Bearcats.
Goals from Brandon Hughes, Denver Lynds, Zach Moody and Kyle Tibbo produced a 4-0 lead for the ’Cats, before Oliver Trachsel replied just before the end of the first.
Alex Bonaparte, Mack Derraugh and Nick Fewer scored in the second for Pictou County; Tibbo and Nate Leger countered for Truro.
Brian MacDougall had a goal for Pictou County in the third.
The Crushers will host the St. Stephen Aces on Thursday.