Sask West first round series go on

OT win for Wilkie in game one

It was a light schedule in the Sask West Hockey League playoffs over the weekend, with just two games.

One contest went to overtime as the Wilkie Outlaws hosted the Biggar Nationals in game one of their semifinal series 3-2 in overtime. Biggar took a 2-0 lead on goals from Dyan Smith and Chris Henry, but two third period goals from Will Rathje and Logan Sproule tied the game in the third period.

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It was Kolton Baptiste who scored the game winner 12 seconds into overtime for the 3-2 Wilkie win. Game two of the series goes Friday night in Biggar.

In the other game, Kindersley Klippers defeated Unity Miners by a decisive 8-0 score at West Central Events Centre. Game two goes Friday night at 8 p.m. in Unity.

The winners of both these series will join the Hafford Hawks and the Macklin Mohawks in the next round. Both Hafford and Macklin were idle after winning their respective first round series, and they await the conclusion of the other series to determine who they will face in round two.  

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