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Aces, Flames split games

P.E.I. Junior C Hockey League. Submitted
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Crunch picks up home victory

TIGNISH – The Tignish Perry’s Construction Aces and North River Flames split a pair of weekend games in the Razzy’s P.E.I. Junior C Hockey League over the weekend.
The Aces defeated the Georgetown Eagles 7-4 on Friday night, and dropped a 5-3 decision to the first-place Sherwood-Parkdale Metros on Sunday.
The Flames, meanwhile, lost 8-3 to the Summerside Cover-All Construction Crunch on Friday night, but bounced back to trim the Southside Lynx 10-3 on Saturday evening.

Metros 5 Aces 3
At the Tignish Credit Union Arena, the Aces jumped out to a 2-0 lead after one period, but the Metros answered with three unanswered second-period goals to take a 3-2 advantage into the final frame.
Marc Cummiskey (2), Shawn Corney (1-1), Brandon Sullivan and Jake Arsenault scored for the Metros, who improved to 23-2-0 (won-lost-overtime losses).
Dawson Sellick (1-1), Brayden Handrahan (1-1) and Colton Chaisson replied for the Aces (17-8-2).
Blake Arsenault earned the goaltending win over Bradley Shea.

Aces 7 Eagles 4
At the Three Rivers Sportsplex in Georgetown, Handrahan (2-1), Sellick (1-2), Chase McHugh (1-1), Brandon Forsythe (1-1), Matthew Bowness and Brayden Arsenault found the back of the net for the Aces.
Four different players – Derian Johnson (1-1), Morgan McAree, Kyle Murphy and Ben Doucette – replied for the Eagles (1-24-1).
The period scores were 3-1 and 5-3 in favour of Tignish.
Winning goaltender was Andrew Gallant.

Crunch 8 Flames 3
At The Plex in Slemon Park, Brandon Arsenault (2), Bret Cheverie (1-2), James Birt (1-2), Tristan Gallant, Tanner Jamieson, Colton Morris and Tyler Hobbs lit the lamp for the Crunch (11-14-1). James Briand (3) and Kolton Stright (2) also had multiple-assist efforts.
Matt Craig (2) and Alex Young provided North River’s goals.
Summerside led 2-0 after the opening 20 minutes, and took a 5-2 cushion into the second intermission.
Connor Gallant earned the goaltending win.

Flames 10 Lynx 3
At the APM Centre in Cornwall, the hometown Flames erupted for eight second-period goals. The Crapaud-based Lynx led 2-1 after the first period, but North River took control in the middle frame and led 9-3 following 40 minutes.
Craig (2-4), Kyle Doucette (2-4), Connor Andrews (2-2), Keirsten Steele (1-4) and Ethan MacFadyen (1-3) all had big offensive performances for the Flames (11-14-2). Single goals came off the sticks of Bobby Jamieson and Brandon Watts.
Drew Grady netted all three goals for the Lynx (16-10-1).
Sumner Docherty was the winning goaltender.

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