The Cariboo Cougars battled back to force overtime, but in the end it wasn’t enough.
The Midget Cats fell 3-2 in double OT to the Greater Vancouver Canadians and are on the verge of elimination in the championship series of the BCMML.
It’s the 3rd straight year the team has made the finals, losing both previously.
Daine Dubois opened the scoring before Grayson Valente and Scott Atkinson pulled the GVC in front.
Devin Sutton notched the equalizer before Cougar killer Michael Araki-Young sealed things for the Canadians in the second overtime.
Puck drop for Game 2 is set for 3:15 p.m Saturday.