by Morinville News Staff
The Morinville Jets entered the qualifying round of 2019 CJHL PLayoffs Saturday night at home and took down the Stony Plain Flyers 7-4.
The opening period was a back and forth affair with the Jets trailing by one, then catching up, culminating with a 2-2 tie to end the first after Lee Gadoury got a shorthanded goal with 2:56 left in the frame.
The middle frame belonged to the Jets, who pocket three during the period, including a powerplay opportunity to bring the game to 5-2.
After building the lead to 6-2 in the third, Stony closed the gap by two to make it 6-4, but the Jets advanced it to 7-4 with 3:54 left.
Game two takes place in Stony Plain Monday night at 8 p.m.
Should game three be needed, it will be played in Morinville Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m.