Trevor Besse made 46 saves to backstop the Belle River Canadiens to a 5-3 win over Mooretown in the Flags Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League season opener on Saturday at the Moore Sports Complex.
Blake Jones had the game winner for the Habs late in the third, before the visitors added an empty net marker with just 11 seconds to play to salt away the victory.
Caden Fleming, Jeff Schroeter and Cody Schmidt scored the Flags, with Aaron Schieman pitching in with two assists.
Meantime, on Friday, Alvinston went scoreless in 10 powerplay opportunity and fell to Belle River, 5-3.
Chris Edwards, Clint Rose and Cody Curts scored the Flyers in a losing cause.