WHL Roundup: Cutler leads Royals into second round over Blazers

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The Victoria Royals are into the second round of the Western Hockey League playoffs.

Brandon Cutler scored twice, including the eventual winner in the second period, as Victoria beat the Kamloops Blazers 4-1 in Game 6 of their first-round series on Monday.

Ralph Jarratt and Carson Miller also scored for the Royals, who will play the Vancouver Giants in the second round starting Friday in Langley, B.C.

Orrin Centazzo had the lone goal for the Blazers.

Victoria goaltender Griffen Outhouse stopped 34 shots.

Dylan Garand started in net for Kamloops, allowing four goals on 13 shots through 40 minutes. Dylan Ferguson stopped all 10 attempts he faced the rest of the way.

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