SPRINGHILL â The season ended for the Cumberland County Blues tonight in their fourth game â and fourth defeat â in a best-of-seven series against Port Hawkesburyâs Strait Pirates. It was the first round of the NSJHL playoffs. The score was 6-2.
Coach Dave Hyatt was gracious in defeat.
âThey played a great series,â he said. âThe better team won â they deserved it.â
Hyatt praised the commitment of a core, dozen players.
âWe need a big recruiting year,â he said of next season.
Marcel Amirault scored for the Blues in the first period at 8:10, assisted by Devon Muir. In the second period, it was Coleman who put one in the net, with assists by Geoff Burke and Shaw.
Receiving one two-minute penalty each were Liam Carr, Shaw, Cody Taker and Muir.