Rocks, Shelburne to start A semifinal Saturday

ELORA – The Elora Rocks and Shelburne Muskies have agreed on dates for their Western Ontario Athletic Association senior men’s A hockey semifinal playoff series.

The series is to start in Shelburne Saturday at 8 p.m.

Game 2 is set for Feb. 15 at the Elora and District Community Centre starting at 8:30 p.m. with Game 3 the following night at Shelburne. Game time is 8 p.m.

If a fourth game is needed, it’s scheduled for Feb. 22 at Elora beginning at 8:30 p.m.

If the series goes its five-game limit, the fifth game is slated to be played in Shelburne Feb. 23 starting at 8 p.m.

The Rocks gained their berth in the A semifinals with a two-game sweep of the Lucknow Lancers last weekend in the quarter-finals.

Shelburne had a bye in the quarter-finals by finishing 10th at 11-11-0-0. The Rocks were 11th at 9-12-1-0.

The Rocks and Muskies met twice during the regular season and each scored a road victory.

The Rocks won 4-2 at Shelburne Oct. 13 and the Muskies won 6-3 at Elora Nov. 16.

The Milverton 4-Wheel Drives and Tillsonburg Thunder are to meet in the other A semifinal series. It’s to start Saturday night at Tillsonburg.

 

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