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Mariners score late to edge Bearcats in MHL playoff tilt

Bearcats goaltender Myles Hektor gave his team a chance to win on Saturday as he made 25 stops in a 2-1 loss to the Yarmouth Mariners. The man standing at the top of the crease, Logan Timmons, scored the winner with just 15 seconds remaining.
Bearcats goaltender Myles Hektor gave his team a chance to win on Saturday as he made 25 stops in a 2-1 loss to the Yarmouth Mariners. The man standing at the top of the crease, Logan Timmons, scored the winner with just 15 seconds remaining. - Joey Smith

TRURO, N.S. – Logan Timmons scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period to lift the Yarmouth Mariners to a 2-1 win over the Truro Bearcats in Game 2 of a Maritime Junior Hockey League South Division semifinal series on Saturday.

Timmons raced down the right wing and rifled a shot that beat Bearcats goaltender Myles Hektor to the stick side on a 2-on-1 break.   

The victory gave Yarmouth a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 3 is Tuesday in Yarmouth and Game 4 is Thursday in Truro. Both contests begin at 7 p.m.

Matt Barron gave the Mariners a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal at 9:27 of the first period. Former Mariner Lauchie MacDonald tied for the Bearcats at 9:10 of the middle frame.

Hektor made 25 saves, while Tyler Caseley made 26 stops for the Mariners.

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