With 8-3 win over Falcons
KENSINGTON – The Kensington Moase Plumbing and Heating Vipers just keep rolling along in the Island Junior Hockey League.
The defending provincial and Atlantic champions cruised to an 8-3 win over the Sherwood A&S Scrap Metal Falcons on Sunday night to improve to 8-1-0 (won-lost-overtime losses). Sherwood, meanwhile, is now 5-5-1.
Before 216 fans at Community Gardens, Adam Wight (2-1), Brett Hogan (1-2) and Morgan Murphy (1-2) all had three points to lead the hometown Vipers. Kyle Doucette (1-1), Morgan Walker (1-1), Spencer McAllister and Jordan Mayhew also dented the twine for Kensington. Jeremy Jollimore (2), Spencer Montgomery (2), Josh Bowman and Tanner McGuigan added assists.
Brandon Burt (1-1), Brady Cook and Josh Scott countered for the Falcons, who received helpers from Trevor MacKinnon (2), Craig Dougan and Tyson Blue.
The Vipers gathered period leads of 2-0 and 5-1 while outshooting the Falcons 49-39. Winning goaltender was Dylan McQuaid.
Referees Mike Annear and Ryan Power called two minors against the Falcons. The Vipers were assessed five minors and one 10-minute misconduct.