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River Kings won the first playoff game against Williams Lake. Finals in Terrace this Saturday.

Hockey

The Terrace River Kings claimed the first of the final playoff series against Williams Lake last Saturday. The River Kings were up 3-0 in the first period, and held their lead in an eventful second period ending 5-3 for the River Kings. The Stampeders scored early in the third to narrow the gap 5-4, and fired in a final shot in the last two minutes to tie up the game 5-5 and send it into overtime. Ben Reinbolt scored the game winner, and a hat trick, at seven minutes to take the win. The final game(s) of the series against Williams Lake is at the Terrace Sportsplex this Saturday at 7 p.m. and, if needed, Sunday at 2 p.m.

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The Midget rep zones are in Terrace this weekend Feb. 16-18.

Basketball

Teams are contesting in the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert this week, with finals on Saturday. Stay tuned for more in next week’s paper.

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