Kurtis Chapman recorded his first shutout as a Terrier last night as Portage blanked Selkirk 3-0 in MJHL quarterfinal action. The Terriers came out strong in the first period on the road. Ryan Sokoloski scored halfway through the first period with a tip on a Carter McMurdo point shot. Portage would continue to pour on the pressure in the first but it remained a one-goal game.

Josh Martin took a four-minute double minor penalty for spearing near the end of the frame that carried over to the second. The Terriers would kill it off and another penalty to Sokoloski. The momentum would lead to the second Terrier goal minutes later. Ty Barnstable stole the puck at the Selkirk blue line and walked in on Hayden Dola untouched. He faked to the backhand and was able to score into the empty cage on his forehand.

Barnstable FaceoffTy Barnstable gets ready for the faceoff

Halfway through the second Ryley Thiessen dropped the mitts with Liam Kroeker in a spirited tilt in the corner. Both players were ejected from the game. The Terriers moved forward Nick Doyle to defence and they never looked back. Chapman would make some key saves down the stretch, (29 in total) to preserve the win. Jeremey Leipsic added his second empty net goal of the series in the dying seconds to put it out of reach.

The Terriers now have a 3-2 series lead and have an opportunity to advance to the second round on Monday night in Portage. Puck drop is at 7:30 at Stride Place.

For the complete box score CLICK HERE.

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SCOREBOARD

Thursday, June 22nd

Santa Clara Baseball League
Portage Padres 7 Plumas Pirates 4

CFL
Montreal 17 Saskatchewan 16

American Baseball Association
St. Paul 10 Winnipeg 4

Major League Baseball
American League
Texas 11 Toronto 4
Chicago 9 Minnesota 0
Houston 12 Oakland 9
Los Angeles 10 New York 5
Cleveland 6 Baltimore 3
Seattle 9 Detroit 6

National League
Philadelphia 5 St. Louis 1
Milwaukee 4 Pittsburgh 2
Arizona 14 Colorado 3
Chicago 11 Miami 1
Atlanta 12 San Francisco 11
Los Angeles 6 New York 3

Friday, June 23rd

CFL
Calgary at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.

American Baseball Association
Winnipeg at St. Paul, 7:05 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Texas at New York, 6:05 p.m.
Los Angeles at Boston, 6:10 p.m.
Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Cleveland, 6:10 p.m.
Oakland at Chicago, 7:10 p.m.
Toronto at Kansas City, 7:15 p.m.
Houston at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League
Cincinnati at Washington, 6:05 p.m.
Chicago at Miami, 6:10 p.m.
Milwaukee at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m.
Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m.
Philadelphia at Arizona, 8:40 p.m.
Colorado at Los Angeles, 9:10 p.m.
New York at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.

Interleague
Detroit at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.

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