TRURO - Neil Smith's lone goal was the game winner for the minor midget AAA Truro Bearcats against Mid-Isle Matrix Saturday morning.
Matt MacCallum stopped 17 shots for the shutout win against the two-time defending champions of the Bearcats' Early Bird Invitational Tournament.
The Bearcats face the East Hants Penguins in semi-final action Sunday morning at 10:45 at the Colchester Legion Stadium.
Truro defeated East Hants on Friday, 5-1.
The championship game starts at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.