WESTVILLE â€“ The NRHS boys hockey team won their first game, on the road, against Hants East, in the regional championship series.
After a scoreless first period, Jethro Gunn opened the scoring in the second period on a power play goal, assisted by Ben Morrissey and Jorden Wheeler.
Two minutes later Dallas MacDonald added an unassisted goal. J
ordan Wheeler and Kyle Sutherland each added shorthanded goals, assisted by Morgan Peters and Evan Ferguson, to secure the 4-2 win.
Strong defensive play and key saves by goalie Brennan Snell helped the team maintain the lead and secure the win.
The Nighthawks return home tonight for Game 2 of their best-of-three series.
Game time is 6:30 at the Westville Arena. NRHS lead the regional championship series 1-0.