In P.E.I. Junior C Hockey League
CRAPAUD – The Southside Lynx will enter the playoffs as the No. 1 seed in the Razzy’s P.E.I. Junior C Hockey League.
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The Lynx clinched the regular-season championship with a 7-5 road win over the Tignish Perry’s Construction Aces on Friday night. Southside followed that up with a 5-1 win on home ice over the second-place Belfast Sabres on Saturday night.
Southside, which has two games remaining in the regular season, has a record of 21-2-3 (won-lost-overtime/shootout losses). Belfast, which is 16-8-1, is scheduled to host North River on Sunday afternoon.
At the South Shore Actiplex, the Sabres’ Jack Panting opened the game’s scoring at the 11-second mark unassisted, but the Lynx would go on to score five unanswered goals.
Andy Murphy (2), Alex MacLeod (1-2), Colton Dawson (1-1) and Cody Dawson scored for the Crapaud-based Lynx. Marshall Thomas (2), Joel MacIsaac (2), Taylor Buote, Chron MacVittie and Marshall Mayne chipped in with helpers.
The Lynx built period leads of 2-1 and 5-1.
Dylan Garnhum registered the goaltending win over Ben Ladner.
Referee Justin DesRoches whistled three minor penalties against each team.
The details of Friday’s game are unavailable.