MacArthur, Beaulieu record two points
O’LEARY – The Prince County Warriors are one win away from repeating as P.E.I. Irving Oil Bantam AAA Hockey League champions.
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Ethan Beaulieu, blue jersey, recorded two assists for the Prince County Warriors in Game 3 of the P.E.I. Irving Oil Bantam AAA Hockey League championship series.
The Warriors defeated the Mid-Isle Matrix 4-1 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five final. Prince County has an opportunity to wrap up the title in Game 4 at the APM Centre in Cornwall on Sunday at 7:20 p.m., while the Matrix will look to force a fifth and deciding game.
At the O’Leary Community Sports Centre, Colby MacArthur had a goal and an assist while Ethan Beaulieu had two helpers to spark the Warriors. Bennett MacArthur, Carter Cahill and Stephen Smallwood also scored for the O’Leary-based Warriors. Chase Gaudette and Charlie DesRoches added single assists.
Nathan Mahar, assisted by Kayden MacLeod, answered for the Matrix.
After a scoreless first period, the Warriors took a 2-1 advantage into the final frame.
Winning goaltender was Chad Arsenault, and Jonah Arbing tended goal for Mid-Isle.
Each team was assessed two minor penalties.