Alliston Hornets will meet Schomberg Cougars in semi-finals

March 23, 2023   ·   0 Comments

By Brian Lockhart

The Carruthers Division of the Provincial Junior Hockey League is entering the semi-final round of playoffs.

The Alliston Hornets will be up against the Schomberg Cougars in their best-of-seven contest.

This is going to be one epic playoff battle, as both teams have had a solid season.

Alliston finished second in the regular season with a 30-9-1 record, including two overtime losses and 63 points.

Schomberg ended the season close behind in third place with a 28-11-1 record and 59 points.

Both teams won their quarter-final series in four games.

The Hornets knocked out the Penetang Kings with a 4-2 win in game four on Wednesday, Mar. 15, on Penetang home ice.

The Cougars dispatched the Huntsville Otters in four games, winning 5-0 in game four on Mar. 14.

The quarter-final series will begin on Alliston Home ice at the New Tecumseth Recreation Centre.

The Stayner Siskins will be up against the Orillia Terriers in the other semi-final series.

The Siskins finished the season in first place with a 36-4 record and 72 points. Stayner knocked out the Midland Flyers in four games in their best-of-seven quarter-final. The final game was played in Mildland on Tuesday, Mar. 14.

The Terriers won their quarter-final over the Innisfil Spartans in a series that went five games and ended with a 3-2 win on Friday, Mar. 17. 

Alliston Hornets semi-final playoff schedule

Game 1 – Friday, March 24, in Alliston 7:30 p.m.

Game 2 – Saturday, March 24, in Schomberg 8:00 p.m.

Game 3 – Monday, March 27, in Alliston 7:50 p.m.

Game 4 – Thursday, March 30, in Schomberg 7:30 p.m.

Game 5 – Friday, March 31, in Alliston 7:30 p.m.

Game 6 – Sunday, April 2, in Schomberg 6:30 p.m.

Game 7 – Monday, April 3, in Alliston 7:50 p.m.

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