Minor hockey briefs – March 14

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CALGARY — Jack Berezan scored twice and Keelan Williams made 42 saves as the Calgary Buffaloes downed the Red Deer Optimist Rebels Chiefs 5-1 Wednesday to square the best-of-five Alberta Midget Hockey League South Division final at a game apiece.

Game 3 goes Friday at 8 p.m. at the Red Deer Arena.

Also scoring for the Buffaloes, who led 2-0 after one period and 3-0 after 40 minutes, were Ben Assad, Alexander Mowbray and Alec Wilkinson. Chris Gerrie notched a power-play goal for Red Deer.

The fourth game of the series is scheduled for Sunday at 1:45 p.m. at Calgary’s South Fish Creek Arena. A fifth game, if needed, will be played Tuesday in Red Deer (7:30 p.m. start).

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