MONTAGUE – The Montague Maniacs have pulled to within five points of the first-place Kensington Moase Plumbing and Heating Vipers in the Island Junior Hockey League.
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Damon MacDonald scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the Maniacs to a 6-4 home-ice win over the Vipers at the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre on Friday night.
The Maniacs improved to 12-5-1 (won-lost-overtime/shootout losses), and the Vipers dropped to 15-3-0.
Matt Cox (1-1), Cole MacLeod, Peter MacLeod and Matt Higgins also scored for Montague.
Kyle Doucette (2), Jordan Mayhew (1-2) and Jeremy Jollimore (1-1) countered for the Vipers, who will host the Holland College Hurricanes at Community Gardens on Sunday at 7 p.m.
The teams were tied 1-1 after the first period, and Montague led 4-2 following 40 minutes of action.
Winning goaltender was Tyler Whiffen.