Inverness tops Bombers

TRENTON – Inverness defeated the short-staffed New Glasgow Bombers 4-1 on Tuesday in the championship game of the Peewee C Division as part of the 2017 March Break minor hockey tournament at the Trenton Arena.

Conrad Robertson scored New Glasgow’s goal, while Inverness pulled their third goal in the second period and their fourth goal in the third period.

Inverness went unbeaten in their four games that included their 6-2 victory over the Bombers on Monday. Inverness also edged Glace Bay 3-2 and shut out the host Trenton Steelers 10-0.

Austin White scored the winning goal earlier on Tuesday to lift the Bombers to a 3-2 victory over Glace Bay and earn the Bombers a berth in the championship game.

Connor Chenell and Nathan Cameron also scored for the Bombers.

Chenell fired four goals in the Bombers’ 6-0 victory over Trenton. Taylor Robertson and Archibald MacCumber-Kyle got the other goals.

Inverness had a 17-player roster, while the Bombers had the 10 players.

Play began today in Atom B and Atom C Divisions and will end with championship games on Thursday.

The Atom B Division features teams from Pictou and Trenton and two others. Its championship game will be played at 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Teams from New Glasgow and Pictou are among the five teams in Atom C, whose championship game will be played at 4 p.m. on Thursday.


New Glasgow Bombers defenceman Austin White dives after a loose puck as it trickles past the Bombers’ goal on Tuesday in their game with Inverness in the Peewee C championship game as part of the 2017 March Break minor hockey tournament. Inverness defeated the Bombers 4-1. (Goodwin photo)

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Steve Goodwin
Steve Goodwin was born in Amherst, N.S. and has been a journalist for more than 40 years. He has been a resident of Pictou County for nearly 40 years.