Five local teams continue play at high school hockey provincials in Yarmouth.
The Dalbrae Dragons, SAERC Saints, Inverness/Baddeck Academy Rebels and Cape Breton Highlands Academy/NDA Huskies are among the six teams competing in the NSSAF Division 3 Boys Hockey Championship.
Dalbrae and SAERC face off at 8:30 a.m.; it’s Dalbrae’s first game of the tournament, while SAERC opened with a loss against the Barrington Barons Friday afternoon.
Inverness/Baddeck Academy and Cape Breton Highlands Academy/NDA square off at 12 p.m.; it’s the first game for Inverness/Baddeck Academy, while Cape Breton Highlands Academy/NDA won/lost the tournament opener against the Par-en-Bas Sharks Friday afternoon.
Dalbrae and Barrington meet at 4 p.m., and Inverness/Baddeck Academy plays Par-en-Bas at 6 p.m.
The semi-finals and final are Sunday.
The Dalbrae Dragons are taking part in the five-team NSSAF Division 2 Girls Hockey Championship.
The Dragons, who won their first game against the Par-en-Bas Sharks Friday night, take on the Yarmouth Vikings, the host team, at 10:30 a.m., they meet the Middleton Monarchs at 2:30 p.m., then play their final round-robin game against the West Kings Wolverines at 7:30 p.m.
The top two teams advance to Sunday’s championship game.
The Antigonish Rural League final between the County Outlaws and Pleasantdale Panthers resumes.
The Panthers lead the best-of-seven, second-round series 1-0 after they slipped past the Outlaws 8-7 in the opening game March 17.
Puck drop at the Antigonish Arena is 7 p.m.
Game three is March 31.
The province’s two Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams have their second playoff games in as many nights.
Antigonish’s Blade Mann-Dixon and the Halifax Mooseheads host the Baie-Comeau Drakkar in game two of their best-of-seven, first-round series at Scotiabank Centre at 7 p.m.
The Mooseheads won the opening game of the series in Halifax Friday night.
The series shifts to Baie-Comeau for game three Tuesday night.
St. Andrews’ Declan Smith and the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles visit the Drummondville Voltigeurs for the second game of their opening-round series at 8 p.m.
The Voltigeurs won game one in Drummondville Friday night.
The series moves to Sydney for game three Monday night.