A quick look at the standings in the West Coast Senior Hockey League will show you that the Port aux Basques Mariners are still winless. However, the Mariners left the Hodder in Deer Lake Saturday feeling that they are winners!
Port aux Basques, dealing with roster issue all season, showed up in Deer Lake with a 19 players , fell behind 5-0 in the first, but battled back before losing a heartbreaker 8-7 to the undefeated Red Wings. They battled right to the final horn.
Veteran Ryan Penney had a night to remember to lead the winners. Penney had 3 goals and 4 assists, including the winner with 68 seconds left. Luke Parsons had a 3 point night, including 2 goals.
Talented sniper Dylan Savory led Port aux Basques with 3 goals and 1 assist. Team captain Rob Parsons had a pair of goals and an assist.