CARLYLE - The Carlyle Cougars early-season success continues in the Big Six Hockey League.
Carlyle defeated the Bienfait Coalers 5-1 Tuesday night at the Carlyle Sports Arena. Jon Gaudet opened the scoring for the Cougars 51 seconds into the first period, and Ben Johnstone added to the lead five minutes later.
Bienfait’s lone goal came early in the second on a goal by Jordan Ross, but Johnstone restored the two-goal lead before the period was out.
Cooper Fox added two more goals for Carlyle in the third.
Zane Winter was in goal for Carlyle, while Zack Miller was the Bienfait goalie.
With the win, Carlyle's record improved to 3-0. The Cougars, the Carnduff Red Deviles (4-0) and the Oxbow Huskies (3-0) still have perfect records.
The Coalers, meanwhile, have a 1-2 record.