Feb. 24, 2014
The Final 4 AAA Bantam team match ups have almost been decided. #1 NSWC, #2 BWC and #6 Hollyburn have all advanced.
#3 Langley and # 8 Vancouver T-Birds face off in the deciding game at 8:45, Feb 25 at Kitslano.
The teams tied 2-2 in the opener in Langley and then each won the next home game, 2-1 in Vancouver and 4-0 in Langley to set up game 4.
#1 ranked NSWC advanced on two wins, 6-2 and 6-0, over #16 ranked South Delta, who had shocked #3 Seafair in the one game elimination round Feb 10, and moved into the #8 seed for the quarterfinals. South Delta had finished the regular season in fourth place in Flight 2.
#2 ranked BWC won 11-1 and 7-1 over #14 Cloverdale, who had eliminated #5 Coquitlam in round 2, and moved into the #7 seed for the quarters. Cloverdale had finished #2 in Flight 2 in the regular season.
#4 Langley, who moved into the 3 seed due to the Seafair elimination, then met #8 Vancouver, who had moved up two seeds after #3 and #5 were bumped.
#6 Hollyburn advanced on two wins, 6-3 and 3-2 over #7 Surrey. The teams had moved in to the 4 and 5 seeds when Seafair and Coquitlam were knocked out.
The series is bound to be fast and furious, with the two of the top ranked in BC playing off against two teams that will be very determined to show they belong in the top tier as well.
The 3/4 seeds and match ups won’t be determined until after the Langley / T-Birds game, however, 1 vs 2 game is set, NSWC vs BWC, and they’ll face off in the last game of the Final 4, Monday, March 3, 8:30 pm. Both will have had a full day of rest.
Matchups at this point:
|Final 4||Date||Start Time||T1 F4 – All Games at BWC||GF||GF|
|1 v 4||28-Feb||18:00||NSWC|
|2 vs 3||28-Feb||20:15||BWC|
|4 vs 2||1-Mar||15:15||BWC|
|3 vs 1||1-Mar||7:30||NSWC|
|3 vs 4||2-Mar||10:00|
|1 vs 2||3-Mar||8:30||NSWC||BWC|