High school hockey playoffs (MVCHA)

Monday -- @ East Alton Ice Arena:

(Class 2A North Division)

Alton doubled up Granite City, 4-2.  The Redbirds lead the best of three playoff series, 1-0.  Game two will be Thursday night.   

Tonight in the 2A North Division:

Edwardsville meets Marquette at 8:45 pm.  The Tigers lead the Explorers in that best of three series, 1-0.

Elsewhere tonight at 7:15 – in the Class 1A West Division:

Bethalto vs. Jerseyville (Bethalto leads series, 1-0)

 

With the Redbirds down 2-0 in the first period, Jeremy Sands got Alton on the board on an assist from Jason Steiner.  Then Austin Rauscher went to work scoring a natural hat trick – with all three goals assisted by Alex Rubin.