PORT HOOD: The Cape Breton West Islanders saw scoring from Daniel LeBlanc (from James Beaton and Lewis Taylor) and Luke Hadley (unassisted) in a 4-2 loss to the Sydney Rush last Thursday evening at the Al MacInnis Sports Centre.
Adam Tkacz allowed three goals on 20 shots, and Kenzie MacPhail allowed one goal on 20 shots.
Last Sunday, the Islanders took the Rush 4-3 in a road game.
Dave Matthews, Taylor, Liam Trenholm, and Calvin Denny all had a goal in the effort, with Hadley and LeBlanc having assists. MacPhail was in net, turning away 36 of 39 scoring chances.
That leaves the Islanders at 3-9 on the season.
This weekend, the South Shore Mustangs will be in Port Hood for action on Saturday night at 6 p.m. and Sunday at noon.