Cornwall Ontario — Anthony Mezzagno’s hat trick propelled the Cornwall Nationals to a 5-3 victory on Saturday night over the Berlin River Drivers. With the victory, Cornwall (5-3-1) has now won three contests in a row and has moved into second place in the Federal Hockey League. Lou Dickenson had a pair of goals for the Nationals, while Jason Dolgy and MJ Graham each chipped in a pair of assists. Nicolas Delongchamps picked up the win in goal for Cornwall with a 35-save performance.
On Friday night in Danbury, Dolgy scored with 1:26 to play in the second period for the eventual game-winning goal as the Nationals held on for a 3-2 victory over the Cornwall has four games next week. The Cornwall Nationals visit Berlin on Thursday (7 p.m.) and Watertown on Friday (7:30 p.m.) before coming home for a pair of weekend contests at the Civic Complex. On Saturday, the Nationals host the Berlin River Drivers (7:30 p.m.) and on Sunday, Cornwall welcomes the Port Huron Prowlers (1 p.m.) to town.