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Redvers Rockets defeated in Game 3 of provincial final

Macklin scored four times in the third period to rally and win Game 3.
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The Redvers Rockets faced Macklin in Game 3 of the provincial final on Sunday.

REDVERS - The Redvers Rockets came up one win short in their bid for the Hockey Saskatchewan senior D provincial title.

Redvers lost 6-4 to the Macklin Mohawks Sunday afternoon in Redvers in Game 3 of the provincial championship. Macklin won the best-of-three series 2-1. 

Redvers had leads of 3-1 in the second period and 4-2 in the third in Game 3. 

Ryan Regel opened the scoring with 9:27 to play in the first period. After Macklin tied the game 20 seconds later, Drew Hoff scored 24 seconds after Macklin's goal to restore the lead.

Jordon Miller scored early in the second for a 3-1 Redvers lead, but a Macklin goal pulled the Mohawks back to within one. Kenton Miller's goal in the opening two minutes of the third put the Rockets up by two again, but the Mohawks scored four times in eight minutes for the come-from-behind win.

Thomas Bauche was in goal for Redvers.

The last Big Six team to capture a provincial title was the Weyburn Devils, who won the AAA championship in 2006.