Back to back defending B Division Champions, Billings, will not be able to cap a 3-Peat as Tim Hortons came back down one game in their opening round series to shock the B Division Champs in three games.Â Trailing in game three, Tim Hortons scored three unanswered goals to take the lead in the game and never look back.Â Tim Hortons will now try and continue their Cinderella GARHL Playoff run as they face the top seeded, Power Bus Way (who swept Pour House), in the GARHL B Semi Final.
In the other B Division opening round matchups, Craig Bowman Roofing defeated long time rival Homes By Hillson to advance in the GARHL Playoffs with a two game sweep, needing a shootout in the final game to advance.Â They await the winner of game three between Huber Windows and Royal Electric, which takes place Monday night at the Sleeman Centre.
Top seeded South End Maulers overcame a hard nosed OHL Experience team in the first round to advance, while Cavalry Contracting swept aside Wellington Brewery with a solid defensive effort in their series.Â The South End Maulers will face Cavalry Contracting in the A Semi Finals.
Newcomers to the league, Shootin’ Blanks disposed of Bobby O’Briens outscoring them 15-4 in two games to advance, and win their first ever GARHL Playoff series.
RU Serious continue on their quest to win their fifth GARHL Cup in the last six yeas as they defeated the Thirsty Canucks in two games. They will now take on the Shootin’ Blanks in the other A Divison Semi Final.
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