The Cariboo Cougars are halfway t the BC Major Midget League finals after a 5-0 win over the South Island Royals on Friday night at Kin 1 in Prince George.
The Cougars erupted for four goals in the second period and added one more in the third to back uo shutout goaltending from Griffen Outhouse. Outhouse stopped 21 shots for his first shutout of the playoffs.
Chase DuBois had a goal and two assists to lead the attack, while Steven Jandric, Austin Gray, Darren Hards and Mitchell Williams also scored for the Cougars.
Game two in the best-of-three league semifinal is Saturday at 1 p.m. at Kin 1. If a third game is necessary, it will be at Kin 1 on Sunday at 8:15 a.m.