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Cornwall Colts edge Pembroke Lumber Kings 4-3 Thursday night

By Tina Peplinskie, OBSERVER MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST

Photo courtesy of Icelevel.com
Pembroke's Matthew Barnaby rounds the Cornwall Colt's net Thursday night as goaltender Liam Lascell Ekeeps his eye on the play. Barnaby scored a goal for the Kings in a 4-3 loss.

Photo courtesy of Icelevel.com Pembroke's Matthew Barnaby rounds the Cornwall Colt's net Thursday night as goaltender Liam Lascell Ekeeps his eye on the play. Barnaby scored a goal for the Kings in a 4-3 loss.

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CORNWALL – The Cornwall Colts played spoiler Thursday night, snapping the Lumber Kings three-game winning streak with a 4-3 win.

The Colts scored the lone goal of the first period when Christopher Mamas got his team on the board midway through the opening frame when he beat the Kings Jake Smith. After a scoreless second period, Cornwall jumped out to a 3-0 lead five minutes into the third thanks to power-play goals from Brennan Markell and Sebastian Dirven.

At 9:04 of the third, Pembroke finally got on the board when Salim Mahi-Beaudry responded with a power-play goal of his home with the help of Jarrad Vroman and Patrick Kyte. Three and a half minutes later, Mahi-Beaudry then set up Matthew Barnaby, who scored to pull the Kings with a goal. Then less than two minutes later, Wesley Ashley scored the tying goal for Pembroke, with the assist on the play going to Justin Felhaber.

With less than two minutes to go in the game, Tristan Conrad scored the winner for the Colts, with the help of Tanner Spink.

Pembroke was assessed six minutes in penalties on three infractions while the Colts sat for 12 minutes on six infractions. The Kings were 1-for-5 with the man advantage while Cornwall capitalized on two of it’s three power-play opportunities.

Pembroke’s Jake Smith stopped 37 of 41 shots he faced while Cornwall’s Liam Lascalle stopped 23 of 26 shots directed his way.

The Kings are next in action Sunday night when they host the Carleton Place Canadians for a 7 p.m. contest at the Pembroke Memorial Centre.

TPeplinskie@postmedia.com

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