In another solid effort the Terriers defeated the Wolverines to sweep Round one in 4 straight games to secure their spot in the semi finals.
Peterson had a solid start in net giving his team a chance to strike first. It would come on the powerplay at 13:42 with Huston picking up his 4th of the post season putting it behind Labelle from a sharp angle.
Portage took a 3-0 lead in the second, both Roy and Brakel finding the back of the net. Bestul took one back for the home team midway through the frame, but Huston’s 5th of the playoffs with the man advantage and the Terriers led 4-1 heading into the third.
Wayway notched another in the third, but it’s as close as they would come. Murray buried his first of the post season and Portage swept the Wolverines with a 5-2 final.
Peterson picked up his 3rd win of the round backing 22 shots.
Portage heads to the semi finals and will face the lowest seed to come out of round one. Swan Valley has secured their spot, while Virden and Selkirk are tied at 2 and Steinbach leads the series 3-1 over Winnipeg.