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Smiths Falls vanquishes Kemptville in shootout, 3-2 (1-0 SO)


Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as the Smiths Falls Bears defeated the Kemptville 73s in a shootout 3-2 (1-0 SO).

The shootout lasted for five attempts between the teams.


Smiths Falls overcame a one-goal deficit to capture the victory. The Bears trailed 2-1 after a goal by Kemptville's Shawn Cameron at 18:56 in the first period. Smiths Falls tied things up at 2-2 on a goal by Karson McCartney at 5:07 in the second period.

The Bears' penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on three Kemptville power plays.

Smiths Falls additionally got points from Taylor Henry, who also tallied one goal and one assist.

The 73s stifled Smiths Falls' power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.

Kemptville also got a goal from Jason Tackett as well. In addition, Kemptville received assists from Quinn Wichers, Erik Brown, and Matt Tugnutt, who contributed one each.

The Bears' Michael Pinios stopped 27 shots out of the 29 that he faced. Smiths Falls incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Jacob Tugnutt made 19 saves for Kemptville on 21 shots. The 73s incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.