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Seaforth downs Minto 81’s to extend series

SEAFORTH – The Seaforth Centenaires prevented the Minto 81’s from sweeping their best-of-seven Ontario Elite Hockey League quarter-final playoff series by scoring a 5-2 win at the Seaforth and District Community Centre Sunday.

Minto leads the series 3-1.

Seaforth scored the lone goal of the first period before outscoring the 81’s 2-1 in each of the final two periods.

Klayton Hoelscher and Cole Pellett had a goal apiece for the 81’s while Blair Butchart had an assist.

Mike Siddall had two goals for Seaforth, both in the final 1:14 of the game, while Kyle Stanbury, Parker Gibbings and Malcolm McLeod collected single goals. Carter Collinson, Gibbings and Reuben Smith each had one assist.

The 81’s outshot Seaforth 33-21 and the Centenaires scored a power-play goal and two shorthanded goals.

Mark Williams had 16 saves for Minto and Tyler Parr had 31 for Seaforth.


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