Sarnia 5 – Windsor 2 (SAR wins 4-2)
Michael DiPietro did play in game six, after it was originally feared that an injury ended his series. Despite this, Windsor fell short in the series, although impressed many with their ability to keep up with a heavily favourited Sting team.
Five different players scored for Sarnia, including Hugo Leufvenius, who scored his fifth of the series. Ryan McGregor, Franco Sproviero, Jonathan Ang and Jordan Ernst also scored for Sarnia.
Zach Shankar and William Sirman scored for the Spits.
Sarnia will face Kitchener in the second round.
Kitchener 5 – Guelph 2 (KIT wins 4-2)
Logan Brown scored twice to help Kitchener win their first game in Guelph this series. Givani Smith scored again, totaling four goals in the series against his former team. Riley Damiani and Joseph Garreffa also scored for Kitchener.
Ryan Merkley and Isaac Ratcliffe scored for the Storm.
After experiencing some ups and downs in the series, Ktichener goalie Mario Culina made 29 saves in the win.
Kitchener now plays Sarnia in the second round.
Barrie 8 – Mississauga 2 (BAR wins 4-2)
Mississauga actually led 2-0 in this game, and Barrie didn’t score their first goal since past the midway point of the second period. The Colts road a strong second half to a convincing victory, taking the series in six games.
After beind held without a point in his series debut, Andrei Svechnikov (2g 3a) had a big night for Barrie. Zachary Magwood and Dmitry Sokolov also had a pair of goals for the Colts, while Aaron Luchuk (1g 3a) had a big night offensively as well.
Michael McLeod (1g 1a) and Cole Carter (1g 1a) scored for the Steelheads.
Barrie now gets set to face Kingston in the second round.