The Smiths Falls Bears built a 2-0 lead and went on the beat the Colts 3-2 in Smiths Falls on Tuesday night to stave off elimination in their opening-round CCHL playoff series.
The Bears victory means game 5 will be played Thursday night in Cornwall, at the Civic Complex. Game time is 7:30pm.
Scott Gervais, Nicolas Coates, and Cole Busschaert scored for the Bears. Nick Lalonde and Grant Cooper each had a goal and an assist for the Colts.
Cornwall outshot Smiths Falls 37-27 with Liam Lascelle getting tagged with his first loss of the post-season.
Heading into the match, the Colts were poised for the sweep, having won the first three games, with county boys playing key roles in each.
– files from David Murphy