Bearcats' Jesse MacInnis’ goal at 11:47 of the third period broke a 4-4 tie and held up as the game-winner. Jimmy Soper added an empty-net power play goal at 19:48 to round out the scoring.
Jeremy Butterworth opened the scoring for the Wildcats at 5:32 of the first period. It remained 1-0 until Truro struck for three goals in under four minutes late in the period.
Jordan Wentzell got the Bearcats on the board at 13:10, a goal originally credited to Soper. Colby Lanceleve made it 2-1 at 16:32 and Brandon Pye increased the lead to 3-1 just nine seconds later.
In a wide-open first period, the Wildcats outshot Truro 19-17.
The teams pretty much maintained the pace in the second period, but with fewer shots on goal - just 11-6 in favour of Valley. Brady Atwater had the only goal of the middle period, scoring at 13:59 on the power play to bring Valley to within 3-2.
The Wildcats began the third period with Truro on the power play, but successfully killed off the penalty. John Deacon then tied the game at three with an even-strength goal at 3:58.
The goals then came fast and furious midway through the period, starting with Daniel Perigo making it 4-3 at 9:29.
Jean-Marc Evans-Renaud once again tied the score, this time at 4-4, at 10:51, and it remained tied until MacInnis’s game-winner with 8:13 to play.
Speaking after the game, Wildcats' head coach and general manager Nick Greenough felt his team "played…
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