Published on March 28th, 2018 | by Saanich Braves0
Braves Take 3-2 Series Lead in VIJHL Finals
Riley Mathieson stopped 47 of 51 shots on Tuesday to push the Braves within a win of the Brent Patterson Memorial Trophy.
The VIJHL regular season MVP led his Saanich Braves to a 5-4 win in Game 5 over the Campbell River Storm. Saanich now owns a 3-2 series lead in the best-of-seven finals.
To get here, the Braves had evened the series up in Game 4 with a 3-2 win Monday night in Saanich.
Sproule scored twice for the Braves, who built up a 3-0 lead before surrendering two third-period goals. Gavin Grewal also scored for Saanich.
Going into Friday, Sproule (14-11-25) and the Storm’s Dawson Frank (15-10-25) are tied for the playoff lead in scoring. They are followed by another pair of Braves, McCabe (6-13-19) and Owens (4-15-19)
Game 6 is set for 6:30 p.m., Friday, at Pearkes.
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