© Eric Sparling – Amherst Daily News
Brett Shute battles a Crusher in Saturday’s 6-3 win against Pictou.
AMHERST – After a dominant 6-3 win over the Pictou County Weeks Crushers at home Saturday night, the Maritime Hockey League Amherst Ramblers lost 5-4 in overtime to the Lumberjacks Sunday in Bridgewater.
Jordan Escott scored two first period goals, kicking the scoring off with assists from Brandon MacLean and Cole MacMillan.
Up 1-0, the Lumberjacks tied it up 1-1 when Escott scored his second of the night off passes from Ryan Matheson and MacLean.
The period ended tied at two.
The Lumberjacks went up 4-2 in the second, when MacMillan made it a 4-3 game off passes from Escott and MacLean, and that’s how the second period ended.
Ramblers player Andrew Smith scored off assists from Brandon Street and Mathieu Boudreau, tying it up 4-4 at 5:12 into the third, and the game went into overtime.
Lumberjacks captain, Jake Bullen scored 33 seconds into overtime off passes from Shawn Boudreau and Kevin Jackson.
Ramblers goaltender Jesse Cox stopped 25 of 30 shots, while his teammates had 37 shots on Lumberjacks goaltender Billy Clarke.
385 fans attended the game.