After dropping a pair of games to the West Kelowna Warriors over the weekend, the Merritt Centennials find themselves in last place in the BCHL and out of the playoff picture.
West Kelowna sits three points up on Merritt with both squads having 16 games remaining, zero versus each other.
Here’s a breakdown of the home stretch for both teams; (stats as of Jan. 13)
Home vs Road Games Remaining; (Advantage – Cents)
Cents - 7 Home 9 Road
Warriors - 7 Home 9 Road
*Note – West K has a 3-in-3 island swing remaining
Games against Teams over/under .500 (Advantage - Warriors)
Cents – 14 over – 2 under
Warriors - 13 over – 3 under
Vs Top 5 in the BCHL (Advantage – Draw)
Merritt sees; Coquitlam x1, Penticton x2, Cowichan x0, Nanaimo x0, Trail x3
West K sees; Coquitlam x0, Penticton x2, Cowichan x1, Nanaimo x1, Trail x2
Vs Bottom 5 in the BCHL (Advantage – Warriors)
Merritt sees; West K x0, Victoria x0, PG x1, Surrey x1, Langley x0
West K sees; Cents x0, Victoria x1, PG x1, Surrey x1, Langley x0
Should West K and Merritt finish the regular season tied in points and wins, Merritt won the head-to-head tiebreaker +1. (Season series goal differential)
Cents continue their playoff push tomorrow night (Tuesday Jan.14) in Trail. Catch the game on Q101 starting at 6:45 with Jared Thomas.
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