The St. John's Maple Leafs completed a perfect weekend in Whitbourne by downing the host Tri-Pen Osprey 4-1 Sunday in the final game of the provincial major midget hockey league's mid-season tournament.
The Leafs went 4-0 in the tourney, which saw the league's five teams play a total of 10 games over three days at Whitbourne Stadium. The results count in the regular-season standings.
On Sunday, Andrew Paul scored twice for the Maple Leafs (13-5-0) against the Osprey, while Adam Caines and Dylan MacKenzie added single goals
Ethan Street was the only Tri-Pen (6-11-1) player to score on Leafs' goalie Redmond Hunt, who made 21 saves. St. John's outshot Tri-Pen 27-22.
Their weekend showing moves the Maple Leafs to within six points of the league-leading Central IcePak (14-2-4), who downed the St. John's Privateers 8-2 in Sunday's other game.
Central went 3-0-1 in the tourney, its only blemish being a 4-3 overtime loss to the Leafs on Friday.
The Privateers (5-12-1) were winless in their four games, including a 6-3 lsetback to the Leafs on Saturday.
The league's other team, the Western Royals (8-8-2), split their four games over the weekend. Tri-Pen went 1-3.
Central 4, Tri-Pen 2
Maple Leafs 4, Western 1
Maple Leafs 4, Central 3 (OT)
Western 8, Privateers 2
Maple Leafs 6, Privateers 3
Western 5-Tri-Pen 3
Tri-Pen Osprey 6, Privateers 3
Central 5, Western 3
Central 8, St. John's Privateers 2
St. John's Maple Leafs 4, Tri-Pen 1