73's Edge Mooretown 3-2

In the PJHL, the Essex 73's trimmed Mooretown 3-2 to jump into first place.

Michael Vieira scored twice including the game winner early in the third period for Essex in Tuesday's game.

Michael Ruttinger had the other goal for the 73's, and Jax D'hondt made 26 saves to record the win in goal.

Nolan Riley and Nolan Farr scored for the Flags.

The 73's are now 13-2-0-1 on the season and they'll play the Canadiens Friday night in Lakeshore.