It’s going to be a Cat fight.
The Valley Wildcats pulled off a win over the Mariners to end Yarmouth’s season in double overtime.
Colby Tower had the eventual game winner for Valley with just under seven minutes left on the clock.
“It’s something else,” Tower said, adding that he couldn’t explain how happy he was at that moment.
“I wouldn’t have been able to do it without my line mates. As soon as we got it behind the net, it was quick passes and a quick shot. It was lucky it went in. I’m going to celebrate with the boys, it’s going to be good.”
The shot – which went over Yarmouth goalie Chase Gaudet’s shoulder as the standing-room-only crowd went wild at the Kentville arena – made it a 3-2 game for Valley.
The Wildcats came out on the ice for the second overtime period with winning on their mind and kept the pressure on the Mariners, who had their backs against the wall after Valley took Game 1 of the best-of-three series in the Fishtank March 10.
“I think it was the song we play after every intermission – coach gives us the talk and that song was played in the background, and I think that really pumped up the boys,” Tower said. The tune? “An oldie but it’s a classic,” Towers said, Eminem’s “Lose Yourself.”
He added that he was proud of the Wildcats organization, which made the move from Halifax to Kentville over the summer.…
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