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Weekend wrap: Yarmouth Mariners defeat Timberwolves, fall to Ramblers in shootout


YARMOUTH – The Yarmouth Mariners picked up 3 of 4 points over the weekend with a 4-3 win over the Timberwolves on Saturday night and a 5-4 shootout loss to Amherst on Sunday, after having the tied the game with just 14.7 seconds left.

In the Nov. 5 win over Miramichi, Yarmouth was first on the scoreboard with Conner Peveril (Ryan Daley, Aaron Maillet) scoring on the power play. With 23 seconds remaining in the first period the Timberwolves’ Campbell Pickard scored shorthanded to tie the game 1-1.

Miramichi wasted little time taking the lead in the second period off the stick of Josh Shatford 50 seconds in. The play of the game, according to many fans, came at 13:07 when Yarmouth’s Matthew Barron took advantage of Timberwolves goalie Tanner Somers having left the crease to play the puck. Taking the puck behind the net Barron beat Somers back to the open net for a short-handed, unassisted wrap-around to tie the game 2-2. With a minute left in the second period Andrew Martell (Brodie Butt) gave the 3-2 lead to Yarmouth.

Yarmouth doubled it’s lead to 4-2 at 3:43 in the third on a goal by Jordan Messenger (Noah McMullin, Ezekiel Estrada).  Pickard scored his second goal of the game midway through the period but Miramichi could get no closer in scoring, even with their net empty at the end, and the 4-3 win went to Yarmouth.

Leif Hertz faced 30 shots on net, with Yarmouth shooting on Miramichi’s net 51 times.

During a rare Sunday evening game, Yarmouth hosted Amherst on Nov. 6. The only official scoring in the first period went to the Ramblers with Jordan King scoring on the power play. The Mariners saw a goal they scored waived off earlier in the game with the officials declaring no goal due to incidental contact with the goalie.

Scoring in the second period was even, with both teams adding two goals. Yarmouth’s goals were scored by Connor Peveril (Maillet and Estrada) putting the Mariners up 2-1, but goals by Felix Leblanc and Jordan King for Amherst gave the Ramblers the 3-2 going into the dressing room.

In the third period Amherst extended its lead to 4-2 on a power play goal by Eddie Banville. Yarmouth answered back with a goal by Ryan Daley (Mason, Barron) on the power play to decrease Amherst’s lead to 4-3.

With the Mariners net empty, Peveril (Barron, Martell) scored the tie goal with 14.7 seconds left in the game.

After a scoreless overtime the game went into a shootout. Martell, Barron and Maillet couldn’t find the back of the net for the Mariners and Amherst’s three shooters – Banville, King and Andrew Shewfelt – were also blanked out.

Moving onto extra shooters Yarmouth’s Mike Snow missed his opportunity with the Rambler’s Julian Makary scoring the winning goal on his attempt.

This marked Amherst’s first win in four tries over the Mariners this season.

In net before the shootout the Mariner’s Brendan Cregan faced 21 shots and the Ramblers’ Daryl MacCallum faced 29.

The Mariners’ record is now 15 wins and 3 losses and one shoot-out loss for 31 points, one point ahead of second place Pictou County in the Eastlink South Division. The team is also in first place in the entire MHL league, and is also currently ranked 11th in the in the CJHL rankings across the county.

Click here for the current MHL standings.

Mariners donate $7,338 to cancer centre at Yarmouth hospital. Read here.

 

In the Nov. 5 win over Miramichi, Yarmouth was first on the scoreboard with Conner Peveril (Ryan Daley, Aaron Maillet) scoring on the power play. With 23 seconds remaining in the first period the Timberwolves’ Campbell Pickard scored shorthanded to tie the game 1-1.

Miramichi wasted little time taking the lead in the second period off the stick of Josh Shatford 50 seconds in. The play of the game, according to many fans, came at 13:07 when Yarmouth’s Matthew Barron took advantage of Timberwolves goalie Tanner Somers having left the crease to play the puck. Taking the puck behind the net Barron beat Somers back to the open net for a short-handed, unassisted wrap-around to tie the game 2-2. With a minute left in the second period Andrew Martell (Brodie Butt) gave the 3-2 lead to Yarmouth.

Yarmouth doubled it’s lead to 4-2 at 3:43 in the third on a goal by Jordan Messenger (Noah McMullin, Ezekiel Estrada).  Pickard scored his second goal of the game midway through the period but Miramichi could get no closer in scoring, even with their net empty at the end, and the 4-3 win went to Yarmouth.

Leif Hertz faced 30 shots on net, with Yarmouth shooting on Miramichi’s net 51 times.

During a rare Sunday evening game, Yarmouth hosted Amherst on Nov. 6. The only official scoring in the first period went to the Ramblers with Jordan King scoring on the power play. The Mariners saw a goal they scored waived off earlier in the game with the officials declaring no goal due to incidental contact with the goalie.

Scoring in the second period was even, with both teams adding two goals. Yarmouth’s goals were scored by Connor Peveril (Maillet and Estrada) putting the Mariners up 2-1, but goals by Felix Leblanc and Jordan King for Amherst gave the Ramblers the 3-2 going into the dressing room.

In the third period Amherst extended its lead to 4-2 on a power play goal by Eddie Banville. Yarmouth answered back with a goal by Ryan Daley (Mason, Barron) on the power play to decrease Amherst’s lead to 4-3.

With the Mariners net empty, Peveril (Barron, Martell) scored the tie goal with 14.7 seconds left in the game.

After a scoreless overtime the game went into a shootout. Martell, Barron and Maillet couldn’t find the back of the net for the Mariners and Amherst’s three shooters – Banville, King and Andrew Shewfelt – were also blanked out.

Moving onto extra shooters Yarmouth’s Mike Snow missed his opportunity with the Rambler’s Julian Makary scoring the winning goal on his attempt.

This marked Amherst’s first win in four tries over the Mariners this season.

In net before the shootout the Mariner’s Brendan Cregan faced 21 shots and the Ramblers’ Daryl MacCallum faced 29.

The Mariners’ record is now 15 wins and 3 losses and one shoot-out loss for 31 points, one point ahead of second place Pictou County in the Eastlink South Division. The team is also in first place in the entire MHL league, and is also currently ranked 11th in the in the CJHL rankings across the county.

Click here for the current MHL standings.

Mariners donate $7,338 to cancer centre at Yarmouth hospital. Read here.

 

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