The Sherwood Drug Mart Falcons put up a good fight but eventually lost 7-5 to the Western Regals in P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League action Thursday at Cody Banks Arena.
Down, 5-2, Sherwood tied the game 5-5 a little over mid-way through the third period on goals by Zachary Ladner, Joel Doran (his second of the game) and Dylan MacDonald (1-1).
But Western responded with scores from TJ Shea (1-1) and Nathan Handrahan and salted away the contest.
Jason Gallant (2-2), Brandon Williams (1-1), Jake Arsenault and Chase McCue had the other Regals goals.
Drake Smallman and Curklan Fraser each chipped in two assists for Western, which went 2-for-6 on the power play.
Sherwood was 3-for-10 with the extra man. Affiliated player Cole Pierce (1-1) also scored for the Falcons while Riley Dunphy contributed two assists.
Western goalie Kristen Clements earned the win over Falcons netminder Ethan Malcom.
The Regals led 2-1 after the first period and 3-2 at the second intermission.