More than eleven hundred fans packed the North Dumfries Community Complex to catch game 7 of the Schmalz Cup semi-finals between Ayr and Essex.

The Centennials were looking to complete their comeback after they were down three games to one

With less than two minutes left in the third Hudson Michaelis was able to get one passed Essex’s goaltender to give Ayr a two one win over the 73’s.

Ayr will face off against the Port Hope Panthers for a second year in a row in the Schmalz Cup championship match up.