It's advantage Mount Forest Patriots in the Provincial Junior Hockey League North Conference Final.
Brody Leblanc, Thomas Haffner and Owen Rahn each scored as part of a three-goal second period for the Patriots, which held off the Alliston Hornets 4-3 in Game 1 of the best-of-seven Wednesday night at Mount Forest.
Jack Francis also scored for the Patriots. Ryan Sallows recorded a hat trick for Alliston.
Aidan Quish made 33 saves in the win, while Tyler Ryan stopped 33 taking the loss. Mount Forest outshot Alliston 37-36 while going 0 for 6 on the power play; the Hornets finished 2 for 4.
The series shifts to Alliston for Game 2 on Friday night.