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Redvers and Moosomin to play in Big Six final

Redvers and Moosomin punched their respective tickets to the final on Thursday night.
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SOUTHEAST SASKATCHEWAN - For the second straight year, the Redvers Rockets will face the Moosomin Rangers in the Big Six Hockey League's final.

Redvers, who had the best record in the Big Six during the regular season, will face third-seeded Moosomin. Redvers advanced by defeating the No. 4 Carnduff Red Devils 6-3 on Thursday night to win the best-of-five semifinal series in four games, while the Rangers defeated the second-seeded Carlyle Cougars 5-4 in overtime on Thursday night to sweep their series in three straight.

Kenton Miller opened the scoring 28 seconds into Thursday's game for Redvers, and finished with four goals on the night. Jordon Miller and Drew Hoff also scored for the Rockets.

Cody Matthewson was the Rockets' goalie.

Ty Stovin, Ben Hiltz and Mark Moriarty had Carnduff's goals. Cody Dumaine was their goalie.

Carnduff extended the series on Wednesday night with a 3-2 win over Redvers in Game 3. Kody Martin scored the winner for Carnduff with 8:48 to play in the second overtime. Stovin had their other two goals. Dumaine was Carnduff's goalie.

Jordon Miller and Kenton Miller had Redvers' goals in Game 3. Thomas Bauche was in goal for Redvers.

As for the Cougars and the Rangers, Moosomin had leads of 3-0 in the first period and 4-1 in the second in Game 3, but Carlyle fought back and tied the game with a second to play in the third period on a goal by Jesse Gabrielle.

Ryker Cole scored the winner on a power play 4:24 into overtime for Moosomin. Cole finished with three goals and an assist in the game. Tayte Willoughby and Bud Holloway also scored for the Rangers. Brock Trotter added three assists.

Jon Gaudet had two goals and an assist for Carlyle. Johnstone had the Cougars' other goal. Nathan Deck assisted on three of the goals.

Talen King (Carlyle) and Levi Horn (Moosomin) were in goal.

Moosomin also won Game 2 5-4 in overtime on Tuesday night. Moosomin also had a 4-1 lead in the second period of that game, only to have Carlyle fight back and tie the game.

Brock Trotter scored the winner 43 seconds into overtime for Moosomin. Holloway, Cole, Carter Sawchuk and Monty Driver also scored. Sawchuk and Trotter each added two assists to finish with three points. Kyler Beckett was in goal for Moosomin.

Jon Gaudet scored twice and added two assists for Carlyle, and Marc Shaw and Gabrielle also scored. King was in goal.

Dates for the final have yet to be established.

Redvers swept Moosomin in three straight games in last year's final.