Friday, March 26, 2015

It’s playoff weekend in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with Best of Seven games getting underway Friday evening.

Gage Quinney of Las Vegas and the WHL Kelowna Rockets beat the Tri City Americans 6-0 to open a Best of Seven playoff series.

Zach Pochiro of Las Vegas and the WHL Prince George Cougars lost 5-3 to the Victoria Royals to open a Best of Seven playoff series. Game two will be at Victoria again on Saturday night.

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Also on Friday:

Ethan Montoya of Las Vegas and the AAA Ontario Avalanche 18u lost 6-4 to the Central Connecticut Selects at the US Nationals in Amherst, N.Y.

Drew Schilletter of Las Vegas and the AA Arizona Hockey Union 18u are 2-0-0 at the US Nationals in Troy, Michigan.  Drew and AHU have wins over Twin Bridges Missouri 6-1 and the Fairbanks Arctic Cats 5-1.  AHU takes on #7-nationally ranked Sylvania North Stars tomorrow to complete opening round action.  Drew and AHU are already qualified for the Final 8 this weekend.

Coach Micah Sanford and the Nevada Storm Bantam AA won 4-2 over Team New Mexico today at the US Nationals in Salt Lake City