"AA" Semi-Finals; "A" Final Set to Begin, News (WOAA Senior Hockey League)

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Feb 22, 2023 | News | 1300 views
"AA" Semi-Finals; "A" Final Set to Begin
The final four teams vying for the Sr. "AA" championship are ready to get underway this weekend.

The defending champion and number-one seed Seaforth Centenaires advanced to the semi-finals on the strength of a four-game sweep of the Durham Thundercats.

In a rematch of the 2022 "AA" semi-finals, Seaforth will meet the #5 seed Tavistock Royals, who edged past the Minto 81's in a back & forth series in six games.

That semi-final will get underway Friday night, February 24th in Tavistock at 8:30 p.m. before heading to Seaforth the following night at 7:30 p.m.

The other semi-final series features two Bruce County-based rivals as the #2 Ripley Wolves take on the #3 seed Saugeen Shores Winterhawks.

Ripley advanced with a sweep of the Petrolia Squires, while Saugeen Shores got past the Creemore Coyotes in six games.

Game 1 in the best-of-seven series goes Friday night in Ripley at 8:30 p.m., while Game 2 will be in Port Elgin at 9:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Full series schedules will be available in the Sr. AA championship section of this website.

The Sr. A Championship series also gets underway this weekend, with the defending champion Shallow Lake Crushers taking on the Milverton Four Wheel Drives, who are looking to capture their fourth Sr. A championship since 2010.

Shallow Lake survived a scare in the semi-final from the Lucknow Lancers after jumping out to a 3-0 series lead, needing six games to get past the Lancers.

Milverton went the distance in their semi-final with the Shelburne Muskies, winning Game 7 by a 4-2 margin on Tuesday evening, in a series where every game was won by the home team.

Game 1 of the Sr. A championship goes this Friday night in Shallow Lake at 8:30 p.m. The remaining schedule will be posted in the Sr. A championship page when finalized.