The finalists in both the St. John’s and metro high school hockey league championship series will be decided tonight with a pair of Game 3 semifinal games.
At 8:30 tonight, the Holy Heart Highlanders meet the Holy Trinity Tigers in the final game of their best-of-three semifinal, while in the metro league, the Mount Pearl Senior High Huskies and St. Kevin’s Mavericks clash in Game 3 of their semifinal series 8 o’clock this evening at The Glacier in Mount Pearl.
Awaiting the winner of the Highlanders-Tigers outcome are the Gonzaga Vikings, who swept their semifinal with the Waterford Valley Warriors.
The St. John’s final opens 8 p.m. Friday at Twin Rinks.
The O’Donel Patriots upset the Queen Elizabeth Pioneers in a two-game sweep in their metro semifinal and will play either the Huskies or Mavs in the final that starts 7:30 Tuesday night at the Goulds Arena.
Weekend semifinal results
St. John’s league
• Holy Heart 3, Holy Trinity 2 (OT)
GS: HH — Noah Rowe, Matt Mills, Jakob Hann (3:28 of OT); HT — Austin Martin, Gavin Connors
• Holy Trinity 5, Holy Heart 4 (shootout)
GS: HT — Tyler Nippard (2), Ryan King, Gavin Connors; HH — Noah Rowe (2), Matt Mills, Will Templeton
• Gonzaga 2, Waterford Valley 1 (OT)
GS: Gonzaga — Patrick Beer, Evan Knight (3:43 of OT); WVH — Jacob Noseworthy
• Gonzaga 3, Waterford Valley 0
GS: Gonzaga — Murray Byrne, Michael Curran, Evan Knight
SO: Matthew Bishop
• St. Kevin’s 5, Mount Pearl Senior High 3
GS: St. Kevin’s — Evan Raymond (2), Ryan Howlett, Jesse Putt, Riley Coady; MPSH — Ian McIntosh, Nathan Withers, Alex Holley