SSAC Southgate Lions 4 - Lloydminster 3 OT
The SSAC Southgate Lions will meet the Calgary Bisons for the second consecutive year in the AMBHL finals by defeating Lloydminster 4-3 in OT on Saturday night. 98 born D- David Quennville continued his fantastic post season by scoring his 5th goal which turned out to be the OT winner. He has 15 points in 8 games so far in the playoffs. Josh Hayward scored twice and playoff scoring leader, 98 born F - Tyler Benson scored his 7th goal and 21st point. SSAC has 3 of the top 4 playoff scoring leaders. Sandwiched right in the middle is the Calgary Bisons Braylon Shmyr and has 7-8-15.
|1||Sat Mar 17th||15:15||BHA||Calgary Bisons||Edmonton SSAC||- - -|
|2||Sun Mar 18th||14:45||BHA||Calgary Bisons||Edmonton SSAC||- - -|
|3||Sat Mar 24th||18:45||SPC||Edmonton SSAC||Calgary Bisons||- - -|
|4||Sun Mar 25th||13:45||SPC||Edmonton SSAC||Calgary Bisons||- - -|
|5||Wed Mar 28th||00:00||TBA||Calgary Bisons||Edmonton SSAC||- - -|
The Sask Valley Vipers move on to the North final by defeating Prince Albert last night at the beautiful new rink in Warman. They will now advance to play the North East Wolfpack, meaning the top two teams from the North will meet. The South will be decided today as Melville will play Weyburn to see who will meet the SBAAHL top ranked Balgonie Prairie Storm in the South final.
Manitoba Winnipeg AAA
The Winnipeg Monarchs live to play another day by defeating the Winnipeg Warriors and avoiding a sweep in the Winnipeg AAA final. The Monarchs won yesterday 4-3 in Overtime. Game 5 will be played Monday night. The winner of this series will advance to provincials.
Manitoba Rural AAA Finals
The Manitoba Bantam Rural AAA Tournament will feature 9 teams and takes place next weekend on March 16-18 in Morden, MB.
One has to believe the favourites to be Pembina Valley, Eastman and Brandon heading in to the tournament.
Bantam AAA Provincial Championship Finals
Winnipeg Bantam AAA 1 Champion vs Rural Bantam AAA Champion
Best of 3 series
March 23-25, 2012
Maples Multiplex (Winnipeg)
Game 1: March 23 - 7:30 PM
Game 2: March 24 - 7:30 PM
Game 3: March 25 - 2:30 PM (if neccesary)
Champion advances onto Western Canada Bantam Championship
April 5-8, 2012 (Spruce Grove, AB)
British Columbia Provincials Schedule
The B.C. Bantam Tier 1 Provincials will take place from March 19-22 in Kamloops at the MacArthur Island Sports and Events Centre.
10:30 - BWC - Kamloops
1:30 - Kelowna - Prince George
4:30 - Cloverdale - Victoria
7:30 - Opening Ceremonies
8:00 - Prince George - Kamloops
8:00 - Victoria - BWC
11:00 - Kelowna - Cloverdale
5:00 - Prince George - BWC
8:00 - Kamloops - Cloverdale
8:00 - Kelowna - Victoria
2:00 - Cloverdale - BWC
5:00 - Victoria - Prince George
8:00 - Kamloops - Kelowna
8:00 - Cloverdale - Prince George
11:00 - BWC - Kelowna
2:00 - Kamloops - Victoria
8:00 - Championship Game 1 vs 2