MOUNT FOREST – The Mount Forest Patriots came out on top against the Hanover Barons with a 3-1 home win in Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) action on Jan. 4.
In the first period Mount Forest’s Blair Butchart scored on a power play with assists from Michael Stefanelli and Ryley Cribbin. In the second period, Cribben scored on a power play, assisted by Butchart and Parker Miller.
Hanover’s lone goal of the game was earned by Zack Cameron, assisted by Luke Hoelscher.
Mount Forest then earned another goal, this time by Michael Anselmini, assisted by Liam Magill and Miller.
No goals were scored in the third.
The Patriots’ next road action is Jan. 10 in Hanover, followed by a home game in Mount Forest on Jan. 11 against the Kincardine Bulldogs.
The team is currently second in the PJHL’s North Pollock Division with a 25-5-1 record.