MANITOULIN—Both the Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Mustang boys’ and girls’ hockey teams started playoffs this week.
Although the Mustang boys’ lost their first game against Espanola in the division B playoffs last Wednesday 3-2, back on home ice the very next day, Thursday, they beat Espanola 6-2.
In final event of the best of three series, the two teams will face off today, Wednesday, February 21 at 3 pm at the Northeast Town Recreation Centre in Little Current.
The Mustang girls’ have also been hard at play facing off against L’Horizon earlier this month, tying 3-3.
On Tuesday, February 6 they played Confederation and won 8-1 and then again on February 8, winning 8-0.
In their semi finals, another best two out of three series, the girls’ played L’Horizon on Thursday, February 15 in M’Chigeeng and won 4-1. The Mustang girls’ were scheduled to play this past Tuesday, February 20 in Sudbury, and if they won they will move onto the finals. If they lose, they will play a ‘do or die’ game tomorrow, Thursday, February 22 in M’Chigeeng at 5 pm.