The Reading Royals have announced the dates for the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs North Division Semifinals series vs. the Manchester Monarchs. The Royals home playoff contests (games 3-5) for the first round are Mon., Apr. 16, Wed., Apr. 18 and Thurs., Apr. 19 (if necessary) and start at 7:00 p.m.
Playoff tickets are available at Santander Arena and offices are open from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 610-898-7825 to purchase tickets.
The Royals are offering 5 playoff vouchers starting at $85. Use the five vouchers at any home playoff games. The team is also providing curbside ticket service; pull up outside the Lion’s Den Team Store at the corner of 8th and Penn Street and a Royals ticket staff member will bring your tickets to you.
BCTV will telecast all of the Royals’ road playoff games starting 15 minutes before face-off with the pre-game show by announcer David Fine.
Berks Community Television can be seen on Comcast-Reading Channel 15, Comcast-Southern Berks Channel 965, and Service Electric Cablevision Channel 19/digital 85-5503.
Reading completed the regular season third in the North Division, accumulating a 39-24-9-0 record (87 points). Manchester went 41-25-3-3, good for 88 points and the second seed in the North. The teams have never faced off in the postseason and the Royals won five of the nine season series matchups.
1. y – Adirondack – 89 points
2. x – Manchester – 88 points
3. x – Reading – 87 points
4. x – Worcester – 82 points
5. Wheeling – 79 points
6. Brampton – 66 points