MUSQUODOBOIT HARBOUR - The Eastern Shore Junior Mariners put a stop to the Pictou County Scotians four-game win streak on Saturday night with a 6-4 win.
The top line of captain Tim Mannette, Jordan Cox and Dominic Howell combined for 11 points. Mannette led the way with a hat trick and two assists. Josh Rector, Tyler Somers and Jordan Cox rounded out the Mariners’ scoring.
Brandon Verge, with his league-leading 15th and 16th goals also picked up an assist. Verge also leads the league scoring with 29 points. Craig Matheson and Brad MacEachern had the other two Scotians goals.
The Junior Mariners led 2-1 after one; 4-2 after two, while both teams added a pair in the third.
Matt McMinn picked up his fifth win of the season, while Ben Goss took the loss for the Scotians.
Tonight the Scotians host the Bay Ducks. Puck drop is 7:30 p.m. at the Trenton Arena.