Fourth seeded North Delta evened the series vs #5 seed Vancouver T-Birds A2 with a 3-0 win Thursday night, forcing a game 3 tie-breaker in #4 North Delta.
The three top seeded teams have all won their first game in Round 2 of the Bantam Tier 2 PCAHA playoffs, a first to four point semi-final series, and play their games two later this week.
#1 NSWC A2 vs #8 Ridge Meadows A2
Saturday night NSWC downed Ridge Meadows A2 in a tight 3-2 match. Ridge Meadows had upset #3 seed BWC A2s, 4-1 last week in the first round single game elimination round to take the #8 seed into the semi.
The Winterhawks were assessed 18 minutes in penalties, Ridge Meadows 10 minutes.
#2 Port Moody A1 vs #7 Langley A2
#2 seed Port Moody A1 downed #7 seed Langley A2s, 8-3 on Friday, February 13. The rematch is scheduled for next Friday, February 20 at George Preston in Langley.
Port Moody downed Coquitlam A2s, 6-2 in round 1. Langley had advanced with a 2-0 shutout over New Westminster.
Port Moody finished the regular season 12-6-2 in the regular season, Langley 0-11-1.
#3 Vancouver A1 vs #6 Mission A1
Vancouver T-Birds downed Mission 6-0 Monday, February 16 at Britannia in a penalty filled game, with Mission assessed 47 minutes and Vancouver 25 minutes, included one major for each team(15 minutes each).
Vancouver A1 downed Chilliwack A2 4-2 in Round 1, Mission advanced on a 4-1 win over Semiahmoo A2.
Vancouver finished the regular seson with an 11-7-2 record, Mission were #1 in Flight 3, at 16-2-2.
# 4 North Delta A1 vs #5 Vancouver T-Birds A2
The T-Birds edged North Delta 3-2 in their opener Monday night in North Delta, only to lose 3-0 at home in game two Tuesday.
North Delta finished the regular season with a 9-5-6 record to finish one point ahead of the T-Birds, 11-8-1. In their head to head series in the regular season, the teams split, with T-Birds winning the first game 6-5 and then losing 5-1 on Jan. 26.
The T-Birds downed Abbotsford A2 4-1 in Round 1, while North Delta advanced on a 6-2 win vs North Vancouver A2.
Winners of this round advance to a Final 4 round robin, hosted by North Shore Winter Club, starting February 27.
The two top PCAHA teams will advance to the Provincial Championships, hosted by Cranbrook, starting March 15.
Results and remaining games:
|BANTAM TIER 2 – ROUND 2|
|1 vs 8||NSWC BA2-T2||3||Ridge Mdws BA2-T2||2||14-Feb||NSWC||20:15|
|8 vs 1||Ridge Mdws BA2-T2||NSWC BA2-T2||19-Feb||Pitt Meadows||18:45|
|2 vs 7||Pt Moody BA1-T2||8||Langley BA2-T2||3||13-Feb||Pt Moody||19:30|
|7 vs 2||Langley BA2-T2||Pt Moody BA1-T2||20-Feb||George Preston||19:45|
|3 vs 6||Vancouver BA1-T2||6||Mission BA1-T2||0||16-Feb||Britannia||19:45|
|6 vs 3||Mission BA1-T2||Vancouver BA1-T2||21-Feb||Leisure Centre||16:30|
|4 vs 5||North Delta BA1-T2||2||Van T-Birds BA2-T2||3||16-Feb||Sungod||19:45|
|5 vs 4||Van T-Birds BA2-T2||0||North Delta BA1-T2||3||17-Feb||Kitsilano||20:45|
|4 vs 5||North Delta BA1-T2||–||Van T-Birds BA2-T2||–||TBA||TBA||TBA|