North Stars advance at WCC as Vees top Terriers in regulation

By Nathan Kanter
May 4, 2017 - 10:25pm
North Stars centreman Reed Delainey (20) battles off a face-off with Vees centreman Massimo Rizzo (27) during the clubs head-to-head game this past Saturday in the round robin. After Penticton's win on Thursday, Battlefords and the Vees will meet again in the 3rd vs. 4th playoff game on Saturday afternoon
North Stars centreman Reed Delainey (20) battles off a face-off with Vees centreman Massimo Rizzo (27) during the clubs head-to-head game this past Saturday in the round robin. After Penticton's win on Thursday, Battlefords and the Vees will meet again in the 3rd vs. 4th playoff game on Saturday afternoon Submitted photo/Cherie Morgan

The Battlefords North Stars will indeed live to fight another day at the Western Canada Cup.

On Thursday night, the Penticton Vees defeated the Portage Terriers 5-3 in regulation, meaning Battlefords squeaks in as the fourth seed with a 1-2-1 record and Portage is eliminated after going 1-3. This comes after the North Stars shut out the Chilliwack Chiefs 3-0 on Thursday afternoon for their first win of the tournament.

The Vees will now host the North Stars in the third versus fourth playoff game on Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. Saskatchewan time.

In their head-to-head game from the round robin, Penticton prevailed 2-1 in overtime.

 

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