Mid-Isle now faces Summerside
POWNAL – The Mid-Isle Matrix has advanced in the P.E.I. Irving Oil Bantam AAA Hockey League playoffs.
The Matrix defeated the Pownal Red Devils 5-1 on Sunday night to complete a three-game sweep of the best-of-five quarter-final series. The Matrix now moves on to face the first-place Summerside Capitals in the best-of-five semifinal series.
In the series-clincher at the Pownal Sports Centre, Tyler Gallant, Logan MacKay, Gage MacWilliams, Tanner Hood and Tyson Beckingham dented the twine for the Matrix.
Barrington Duffy staked Pownal to a 1-0 lead early in the first period before the Matrix answered back with five unanswered goals, with the last two coming into an empty net.
Caelan Ferguson was the winning goaltender, and Ben Parent was between the pipes for Pownal.
For more bantam AAA coverage, see page B12.