Bryce Anderson’s first goal of the playoffs stood as the game winner as Trail doubled up Merritt 4-2.

The wins stakes the 7th seeded Smoke Eaters to a surprising 5 game series win over the heavily favored Centennials.

Donovan Buskey made 32 saves to run his playoff save percentage to .931

Trail will get a short respite before starting the next round of the playoffs.