Stallions take Game 1 of CPJHL championship series

by Matt Mackinder

The Essa Stallions skated to a 4-1 win Friday over the Smiths Falls Settlers and lead the best-of-three CPJHL Finals 1-0.

Daniel Bureau scored twice for Essa, while Jared Weatherbee and Jerry Pan added singles to back Ethan James’ 27 saves in goal.

Ollie Berndtsson tallied Smiths Falls’ goal and Kyle Fritz made 37 saves between the pipes.

 Game 2 is Saturday night in Smiths Falls at 8 p.m.