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BARRINGTON, N.S. — The South West Storm captured their second consecutive Nova Scotia Regional Junior Hockey League championship earlier than a full home on dwelling ice on the Sandy Wickens Memorial Enviornment in Barrington on April 16.
It was additionally a banner win for the group because the Storm captured the Hockey Nova Scotia Junior C Championship.
The most effective-of-seven championship sequence between the Storm and the East Hants EH Ryson Development Penguins was tied 2-2 going into the ultimate weekend of play-off motion.
In Recreation 5 on April 14 in Barrington, the Penguins posted a 4-1 win over the Storm to take a 3-2 sequence lead. Cameron Fisher, Ryan Alexander, Parker Stewart and Connor MacIntyre had been the Penguin marksmen. Cole Nickerson scored the lone purpose for the Storm.
The Storm got here again with a 7-2 win over the Penguins in Recreation 6 on April 15 on the East Hants sportsplex. Brady Nickerson had two objectives and two assists for the Storm, with one purpose and three assists from Zach D’Arcy, one purpose and one help every from Nolan MacDonald and Jagger Kane, and single markers from Ryan Warner and Alexander Swaine. Ryan Alexander and Mark Randell had been the Penguin marksmen.
In Recreation 7 the Storm took an early 6-1 lead and by no means appeared again, posting a 6-3 win for the league title. Storm ahead Miguel d’Eon, who was named MVP for the play-offs, scored two objectives for the Storm with single markers from Tylan Foster, Devon Nickerson, Zach D’Arcy and Jagger Kane. Mitchell Lloyd, Scott Gable and Evan Tilley scored for the Penguins.
“It was a positively a tough fought sequence,” stated Storm head coach Andrew Holland. “We knew it was going to be robust. They had been the group that we performed within the finals final 12 months so it was a rematch of the 2 greatest groups within the league. They’re good offensively. We knew we needed to management their purpose scorers. It was a troublesome.”
The Storm advance to the Maritime North championship being hosted in Pownal, P.E.I., April 26 to 30. Being hosted by the Sherwood Metros, the P.E.I Junior C champs the Tignish Aces, and the New Brunswick Junior C champs the Tri-County Rivercats will spherical out the roster.