The Texas Jr. Brahmas tried their best to erase a two-goal deficit, but the Nashville Jr. Predators would not be denied the victory and hung on to win, 2-1.
Nashville took a 2-0 lead during the second period, only to have Texas storm back on a Mykyta Sheptytsky goal 19:49 into the third period to pull to one goal down.
After the loss made the series score 1-0 in the best of three series, the Jr. Brahmas face elimination next time out.
Texas did not rack up many penalties in the contest, tallying only one minor for two minutes in penalty time.
Justin Ball recorded 19 saves for Nashville. The Jr. Predators totaled nine minutes in penalty time with two minors and one major and went 0-for-1 on the power play. Tristan Canter rejected 20 shots on goal for the Jr. Brahmas. Texas registered one goal on three power play opportunities.