Patriots pull away in second in doubling of Hanover
HANOVER – The Mount Forest Patriots netted all three goals scored in the second period on their way to an 8-4 doubling of the Hanover Barons in Provincial Junior Hockey League play Friday night at Hanover’s P and H Centre.
The Patriots led 3-2 at the end of the first period and grew the lead to 6-2 by the end of the second.
Ryley Cribbin struck for four goals for the Patriots while Hayden Coulter had two. Chet Philips and Dawson Bolger added single goals while Blair Butchart gathered three assists, Coulter had two and Owen Rahn, Michael Stefanelli, Colton Culbert, Michael Anselmini and Parker Miller had one each.
Mark Aljoe, Quinton Maddock, Bryan Richardson and Tyson Lina scored a goal apiece for Hanover while single assists were awarded to Ryan Marriage, Noah Johnson, Chris Ferri, Ryan Goetz, Tyler Hooker and Maddock.
The Patriots outshot Hanover 53-32 and went 2-for-7 on their power play while the Barons were scoreless on three power plays.
Mason Kameka made 28 saves for the win in net for the Patriots while Brendon Landry had 45 saves for Hanover.
The game was the third consecutive match against Hanover for Mount Forest. The teams had split the first two matches.
The Patriots are second in the Pollock Division standings at 26-5-1-0. They trail division-leading Wingham Ironmen (26-7-1-1) by a single point, but have three games in hand. Hanover is fifth at 15-16-1-2.
The Patriots are to host the fourth-place Kincardine Bulldogs (19-13-0-3) Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex. Game time is 8 p.m.
Patriots 8 Barons 4
Mount Forest 3-3-2–8
- Guelph Sports Journal