Vincent Massey’s Austin Dobrescu eyes up a loose puck in front of Neepawa goaltender Brady Plett Tuesday. (BRUCE BUMSTEAD/BRANDON SUN)
Shane Levandosky and Trent Nelson helped the Neepawa Tigers force a third and deciding game in their Westman High School Hockey League quarter-final on Tuesday night at the Optimist Arena.
Levandosky and Nelson both scored twice to lead the Tigers to a 6-3 victory over the host Vincent Massey Vikings. Game 3 will be played tonight in Neepawa, starting at 6 o’clock.
Preston James and Brett McKinnon scored the other goals for Neepawa. Chipper Osiname replied with a pair of goals, while Kirk Dechka scored once for Vincent Massey.
In other action, the Hamiota Huskies defeated the Minnedosa Chancellors 4-2, while the Glenboro/Carberry/Baldur Wildcats beat the Souris/Reston Sabres 7-1 in Glenboro.
Huskies 4 Chancellors 2
In Minnedosa, Theo Hunter scored two goals and assisted on another while Blake Cramer had a goal and two assists to lead Hamiota, which also received a goal from Logan Clark. Clay Bergeson replied with both goals for the Chancellors, who will host the third and deciding game of the consolation quarter-final next Tuesday.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition February 19, 2014