Western Hurricanes – 3
Novas – 2 overtime
Lowell MacDonald and Trey Sturge scored for the Novas
Western Hurricanes take a 1-0 lead in the first-round of the best-of-three series.
The series shifts to Liverpool for game two March 10; the winners of all six first-round league series are guaranteed a spot in provincials in Liverpool March 22-25.