Cariboo is on to the BC Major Midget Hockey League (BCMML) playoffs after finishing the 2017-18 season this past weekend.
The Cougars split their series on the road against the Okanagan Rockets in Kelowna, losing 4-1 on Saturday, and taking a 6-5 overtime win Sunday morning.
Forward Mason Richey tallied three points over the weekend (2G, 1A), eclipsing him as the BCMML’s new all-time leading scorer with 137 points (63G, 74A) in three seasons.
The Terrace product surpasses ex-Cariboo Cougar Eli Jarvis, who compiled 136 points from 2010 to 2013.
With the two points earned, the Major Midget Cats finished in second place with a final record of 30-7-3; Valley West Hawks (31-6-2-1) took the top spot in the BCMML by two points.
Cariboo will face Thompson Blazers in the quarter-finals and all games will be played at the Kin 1 Arena starting Friday night.
- Friday, March 16th @ 5:30PM
- Saturday, March 17th @ 4PM
- Sunday, March 18th @ 10AM (if necessary)
With the results from today, the Quarter-final match-ups are now set:
QF-A: @vwhawks vs. @NEChiefs_MML
QF-B: @cariboocougars vs @Blazers_MML
QF-C: @MMLThunderbirds vs @GVCanadians
QF-D: @OkanaganRockets vs @NWGiants
They are some great match-ups next weekend!
— Major Midget League (@BCHockey_MML) March 11, 2018