It has been an interesting season for Division II with many teams having had their ups and downs. Each team that has made it to playoffs has some spectacular players and there are surely going to be some interesting match-ups. Out of the 8 match-ups in the first round, only two of the teams have played each other this season, so every game will be that much more exciting.
Timpview Thunderbirds @ Skyline Eagles
Timpview has a conference record of 4-5 and an overall record of 6-5, a great improvement over their record last year of 0-11. Midfielder McCade Rose leads the team in scoring and ground balls. They also have a strong face-off middie in Will Watanabe.
Skyline will enter the playoffs as the number two team in the division. Skyline was undefeated in conference play at 9-0 and had an overall record of 11-4. This is Skyline’s first season as a D-II team and ended last season with a 2-11 record. The Eagles have a few weapons in the Kadish brothers, Ian and Lane as well as attackman Matthew Hart and face-off middie Colton Goates. The Eagles also have a strong goalie in Austin Dorius, who allows only 4.8 goals per game. Read More