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Three-goal periods power Patriots to Game 4 win

HANOVER – The Mount Forest Patriots struck for three goals in less than six minutes in the second half of the first period to start on their way to a 6-2 victory over the Hanover Barons in Game 4 of the PJHL Pollock Division championship Wednesday night at Hanover’s P and H Centre.

The result gives Mount Forest a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven divisional final.


Mount Forest Patriots 6 Hanover Barons 2

The Patriots led 3-0 at the end of the first period and 3-2 after the second. They secured the win with three more goals in the third.

Brody Leblanc connected for a hat trick, including two shorthanded goals, to give him five goals in two games and 17 in 11 playoff games. He also had a pair of assists for a five-point game. Jordan Leitch, Bryan Richardson and Elijah Brahaney each had a single goal while Dylan Szymanowski, Charlie Mckenzie, Riley Torrie and Caleb Cribbin each had one assist.

Ryan Colquhoun and Carter Moran had a goal apiece for Hanover while assists went to Chris Ferri, Drayton Howell, Jonah White and Curtis Arnold.

Mount Forest outshot Hanover 42-37 and went 1-for-7 on their power play while the Barons were scoreless on five power plays.

Vance Meyer had 35 saves for Mount Forest while Riley McCabe had 36 saves for Hanover.

Game 5 is set for Friday at 8 p.m. at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex.

If Hanover wins that game, Game 6 is to go Sunday at 7 p.m. at Hanover and Game 7, if it’s needed, is slated for Monday at 8 p.m. at Mount Forest.

The winner of the series is to play the winner of the Carruthers Division final between the Stayner Siskins and Alliston Hornets in the Northern Conference final. Stayner leads the best-of-seven Carruthers final 3-1.

 

  • Guelph Sports Journal

Three-goal periods power Patriots to Game 4 win

HANOVER – The Mount Forest Patriots struck for three goals in less than six minutes in the second half of the first period to start on their way to a 6-2 victory over the Hanover Barons in Game 4 of the PJHL Pollock Division championship Wednesday night at Hanover’s P and H Centre.

The result gives Mount Forest a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven divisional final.


Mount Forest Patriots 6
Hanover Barons 2

The Patriots led 3-0 at the end of the first period and 3-2 after the second. They secured the win with three more goals in the third.

Brody Leblanc connected for a hat trick, including two shorthanded goals, to give him five goals in two games and 17 in 11 playoff games. He also had a pair of assists for a five-point game. Jordan Leitch, Bryan Richardson and Elijah Brahaney each had a single goal while Dylan Szymanowski, Charlie Mckenzie, Riley Torrie and Caleb Cribbin each had one assist.

Ryan Colquhoun and Carter Moran had a goal apiece for Hanover while assists went to Chris Ferri, Drayton Howell, Jonah White and Curtis Arnold.

Mount Forest outshot Hanover 42-37 and went 1-for-7 on their power play while the Barons were scoreless on five power plays.

Vance Meyer had 35 saves for Mount Forest while Riley McCabe had 36 saves for Hanover.

Game 5 is set for Friday at 8 p.m. at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex.

If Hanover wins that game, Game 6 is to go Sunday at 7 p.m. at Hanover and Game 7, if it’s needed, is slated for Monday at 8 p.m. at Mount Forest.

The winner of the series is to play the winner of the Carruthers Division final between the Stayner Siskins and Alliston Hornets in the Northern Conference final. Stayner leads the best-of-seven Carruthers final 3-1.

 

  • Guelph Sports Journal