Cowichan Valley Capitals’ Matthew Schure splits through Juan de Fuca Grizzlies

Cowichan Valley Capitals’ Matthew Schure splits through Juan de Fuca Grizzlies

Busy playoff weekend on tap for Juan de Fuca rep hockey teams

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The opening round of the minor hockey rep playoffs winds up this weekend at a number of different sites, with Juan de Fuca teams figuring heavily.

The midget Tier 1 JdF Grizzlies face off against the Saanich Braves at Pearkes Recreation Centre this Sunday at 3:50 p.m. The Grizz are coming off a 1-1 tie in Nanaimo and a 3-0 win over Nanaimo.

The midget Tier 2 Grizzlies are at Pearkes tonight (Feb. 5) at 7:05 p.m. to play the Braves T2 squad. Juan de Fuca lost 3-2 to Cowichan Valley following a 4-2 loss to Peninsula.

In Tier 3 play, the Grizzlies midgets won their first two games, 2-1 over Peninsula and 8-2 over Saanich. They wind up round robin play with a big game in Sooke this Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

In the bantam division, the Tier 1 Grizzlies have a busy weekend, hosting Comox Valley at Juan de Fuca Arena tomorrow at 4 p.m., then travelling to Nanaimo for a Sunday game. The Grizzlies won their first game 5-0 over Victoria Racquet Club.

Tier 2 bantam action sees Juan de Fuca host Peninsula at the JdF Arena tonight at 6:45 p.m., then head up the road to Chemainus for a Sunday game at Fuller Lake Arena against Cowichan Valley at 4:10 p.m. The Grizzlies dropped their opener 3-0 to Saanich last Sunday.

Tier 3 play sees the Grizzlies play back to back games, hosting Kerry Park on Saturday at 6:15 p.m. at JdF, then winding up round robin play with a Sunday game in North Saanich against Peninsula. Game 1 saw the Grizz tie Saanich 3-3.

The Tier 1 Juan de Fuca pee wee team heads into this weekend’s play having tied Racquet Club 4-4 in their opener. The Grizzlies host Comox Valley on Saturday at 1:45 p.m. at Westhills Arena, then travel to Nanaimo for a game Sunday.

In Tier 2 south play, the 1-3 Grizzlies hit the road to play Racquet Club on Saturday. Juan de Fuca opened round robin play with a 5-0 win over Peninsula, but have lost consecutive games to Victoria, Saanich and Cowichan Valley.

Tier 3 south playoff action this weekend sees the pee wee Grizzlies play Kerry Park in Mill Bay on Saturday, then host Peninsula at JdF at 8:45 a.m. Sunday. The Grizz lost 5-0 to Sooke in their opener.