SEMHL final comes down to 1 game

The Warren Mercs have a chance to win the SEMHL championship as they tied the best-of-seven series at 3-3 with a Game 6 overtime win. (Aaron Wilgosh/Postmedia)

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The South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League playoffs have officially gone the distance as the Morden Redskins and the Warren Mercs are off to Game 7 of the SEMHL Championship Final.

The teams have traded wins throughout the series with both picking up victories on home and away ice. The Mercs took a 1-0 series lead after winning Game 1 in Warren. The Redskins evened the series 1-1 with a 3-2 victory on home ice on Saturday, March 16.

Game 3 was a blowout when the Mercs took down the Redskins 6-1 in Game 3 as the series shifted back to Warren. Again, Morden bounced back in Game 4, winning 4-2 to tie the series at 2. The Redskins enjoyed their first lead of the best-of-seven series after Game 5 when Morden won 5-2 in Warren before the Mercs tied the series at 3 in Game 6 with a 5-4 overtime win in Morden.

Game 7 goes Tuesday night in Warren. Puck drop is set for 8 p.m. The winner will be declared the SEMHL Champions.

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