On March 9, the Storm visited the Woodville Hurricanes to start the OMHA playoffs
Bryson Harrison opened the scoring early in the first to give the Storm a 1-0 lead.
Brody Hartwig started the third period with a much-needed goal in the first two minutes.
Woodville answered quickly to tie the game 2-2.
A hard-fought, back-and-forth game ended in a 2-2 tie. Assists went to Matt Scheffee and Reid McEathron in the game.
On March 11, the Walker’s Heating & Cooling U13 Rep team welcomed fans to their first home playoff game, hosting the Mariposa Stars. It was a very exciting game with great defensive play from Luke Gruppe and McEathron to shut down Mariposa’s MVP.
A smooth, shorthanded goal from McEathron gave the Storm a 2-1 lead. Henry Neilson scored after a nice forecheck from Hartwig to leave fans cheering. Great goaltending from Carter Braun kept the Storm in a hard-fought battle to take a 3-2 win.
On March 12, the Kawartha Coyotes arrived on the heels of a big win on Thursday to meet the hometown hosting Storm.
Big defensive moves by goalie Braun helped save some huge opportunities from the Coyotes.
Some great plays from linemates McEathron, Mason Latanville and Bryson Harrison, who contributed two Storm goals. Hartwig also added a great goal on an individual effort down the wing to bury one past the Coyotes goalie.
Great defensive play also from Dobbins, Scheffee, Vanek Logan and Ethan DeCarlo to help stop the Coyotes from tying the game. Great contributions from forwards Jack Tomlinson, Evan Perrot and Travis Rowe to create offensive play and shut down the opposition. It was a great all-around effort from the group over the three games and the Storm continue onto next weekend’s round-robin qualifiers.