Two goals in the third period lifted the Napanee Raiders to a 2-1 victory over the Picton Pirates in Provincial Junior Hockey League on Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Prince Edward Community Centre.
The win extended Napanee’s undefeated streak to 13 games to start the season.
Picton’s Nick Kirby opened the scoring 11:44 into the first period with his team-leading seventh goal.
Nicholas Goosney replied for the Raiders 7:32 into the third and teammate Noah Westwater tallied the go-ahead goal at the 14:45 mark.
The Pirates also came close to ending Napanee’s unbeaten streak on Friday, Oct. 28, but were edged 3-2. The Raiders also scored two unanswered third-period goals in that win.
Napanee (13-0-0-0) will host the Port Hope Panthers (2-5-0-2) on Friday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
2-1 comeback win for the boys tonight in Picton. Nicholas Goosney and Noah Westwater score. Bailey Maracle gets win. We’re home against Port Hope tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/9OHzlzowix
— Napanee Raiders (@NapaneeRaiders) November 4, 2022
In what seemed like a case of deja-vu, we carried a lead into the third before the @NapaneeRaiders notched a pair of unanswered tallies on the way to a 2-1 win. @NickKirby_12 had the goal while @ethanbeattie40 had 50 stops in the loss. Next action is Thursday vs @AmherstviewJets.
— Picton Pirates (@PictonPirates) November 4, 2022