Brenden Walker recorded a hat-trick and Aces captain Steph Pattyn had three helpers as Ste. Anne defeated the Red Wings 6-4 in Grunthal Saturday night.
Danick Levesque and Miguel Rondeau each had a goal and an assist for the defending Carillon Senior Hockey League champions who lead the best-of-seven final two games to none.
Vaughn Dupre had the other Ste. Anne goal.
Remi Laurencelle, Dylan Reimer, Gavin Froese and Lee Christensen replied for the Red Wings who trailed 1-0 after the first period and 4-2 after 40 minutes.
Aces netminder Guy St. Vincent faced 26 shots while Grunthal’s Matthew Krahn made 32 saves.
Game three goes tonight (8 p.m.) in Ste. Anne.
photo courtesy Shannon Normandeau