Down two goals and their backs against the wall, the Full Line Ag Female Midget 'AA' Broncos found a way to stay alive and continue their provincial run.

Entering game two of their two-game total point series trailing the Regina Capitals 4-2, the Broncos found a way to extend their provincial lives.

Needing to win game two by three goals or more, the Broncos got on the board first when Sara Kendall found the back of the net, giving Swift Current a 1-0 lead in the game, while still trailing in total points 4-3.

However, in the later stages of the second period Courtney Funk put the series back on even terms.

The Broncos forward scored with 5:07 remaining in the middle frame to extend Swift Current's lead to 2-0 and more importantly knot the series 4-4.

The score remained the same heading into the third, meaning whoever won the period would be advancing.

Despite plenty of chances for both teams to get the decisive goal, neither goalie was ready to crack.

Broncos netminder Amaya Giraudier and Capitals goalie Makayla Wickstrom both turned aside quality chances in the final twenty minutes of regulation forcing the series to be decided in a sudden death overtime.

Given the score, Giraudier had to maintain her shut-out or Swift Current's provincial run would be coming to an end, and that is exactly what she did.

Titans Caps 1Broncos goalie Amaya Giraudier sprawls out to make one of her 24 saves

After stopping Regina's 24th shot of the game, her job was done.

The Broncos stormed up the ice, put a shot on goal and Baylee Kirwan, like she has all season, stepped up for Swift Current.

The team's leading scorer in league play this season knocked home a loose puck in the Regina crease, giving Swift Current the series victory and a berth in the provincial quarter-finals.

With the 5-4 total point victory, the Broncos will now prepare for either Parkland or Weyburn.

Heading into game two, Weyburn holds the goals advantage, 4-3.

The Broncos will return to league action on Saturday when they host the Notre Dame Hounds.

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16 August 2017 8:00 am - 20 August 2017 9:00 pm

Grasslands National Park East Block





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19 August 2017 11:00 am - 20 August 2017 6:00 pm

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19 August 2017 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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