Playoffs for senior men’s hockey, soccer reach semifinals

Victoria Hockey League Stars vs. Lions semifinals tonight (March 7), 8:30 p.m. at CFB Esquimalt’s Wurtele Arena.

Playoffs shape up for Victoria Hockey League

Rodney Lavoie, Trevor McNeil and Pat Papineau scored as the Stars beat the Lions 3-0 in Game 1 of their Victoria Hockey League senior men’s semifinal playoff series on Saturday.

The best-of-five series continues today (March 7), 8:30 p.m. at CFB Esquimalt’s Wurtele Arena.

In the other series the Penguins split the first two games with the Sharks. That series continues Friday (March 8), 8:30 p.m. at CFB Esquimalt’s Wurtele Arena.

The Lions and Sharks next play Saturday 8:15 p.m. at the Pearkes green rink.

Bays, Lakehill in VISL Jackson Cup semifinals

Bays United face Nanaimo 7 p.m. tonight at Hampton Park in Saanich in one of the two Vancouver Island Soccer League Jackson Cup semifinals this weekend.

The Div. 2 Lakehill Reds face Sooke Celtic at Braefoot Park tomorrow at 4 p.m.

The Reds are the only non Div. 1 team remaining in the competition, having squeaked past Vic West 1-0 in quarter-finals last week. Sooke beat Salt Spring 4-2, Bays Utd. throttled Div. 2 Gordon Head 9-0, while Nanaimo won 2-0 over Cowichan Div. 2.

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