Islanders win away from making franchise history

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Baily Peach scored the game-winning goal for the Charlottetown Islanders in their 4-3 victory Friday night over Victoriaville. (Darrell Theriault - image credit)
Baily Peach scored the game-winning goal for the Charlottetown Islanders in their 4-3 victory Friday night over Victoriaville. (Darrell Theriault - image credit)

The Charlottetown Islanders are one victory from reaching the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League final for the first time in franchise history.

The Islanders defeated the Victoriaville Tigres 4-3 Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five semifinal, which is being played in Quebec City.

Game 4 goes Sunday at 4 p.m. The game will be carried on Eastlink Community TV and Ocean 100 radio. Fans can register for a viewing party at PEI Brewing Company.

Game 5, if necessary, would be Tuesday.

The winner of the semifinal plays the Val d'or Foreurs in a best-of-seven series for the league title.

On Friday, Islanders goal scorers were Brett Budgell, who was named the game's first star, Lukas Cormier, Brendan McCarthy and Bailey Peach.

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