The Leaside Junior Wildcats were eliminated from further play in the Provincial Women’s Hockey League playoffs last night in Stoney Creek where the game ended in a shootout. The sudden-death solution to a tie always ends in a 2-1 outcome for one team or the other The tough Sabre squad prevailed at their home arena near Hamilton. Leaside stood ninth, Stoney Creek eighth in the 20-team PWHL rankings going into the best of five preliminary series last weekend. The Leaside women played with great heart but were taken down three games to none by Stoney Creek.
As the playoffs enter the quarter finals it seems likely that the Oakville Hornets with a stunning record of 31-3-4 will be taking home the league trophy when it’s all over.