Bombers make Hounds sit, snag 3-1 win as roadie continues

Two up, two down - the Bombers hit the halfway mark on their road trip with their second win in 24 hours, beating Notre Dame 3-1.

Alec Malo switched things up in the first, going from his usual playmaker role to scoring his 10th goal of the year halfway through the first.

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Notre Dame mounted a comeback in the second period, with Kenzie MacKinnon tying the game up, but the deadlock only lasted a few minutes. Tristan Lemyre put one back Hounds ‘tender Riley Kohonick to restore the Bomber lead.

Mason Martin added a powerplay marker in the third period to make it 3-1.

Kyle Jessiman started the night in net for the Bombers and was credited with the win, but ceded the crease for the third period to Jacob Delorme. Jessiman made 17 saves through 40 minutes, while Delorme held down the fort, needing to make only five saves in the third period. Kohonick stopped 39 pucks on the night and ended the game with the L.

The Bombers headed into the game atop the SJHL’s Sherwood Division and will stay on top for at least another few nights, boosting their lead to four points above second place Melfort. Flin Flon now has 39 points in 26 games, second only to Battlefords’ 48.

The Stars lost only their third game of the season Wednesday night to the Yorkton Terriers – currently tied for third in the league standings and the only team that’s beaten the Stars this season.

The Bombers’ road trip is now half over. After having Thursday night off, the Bombers will play Estevan Friday and Weyburn Saturday before heading back north.

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