TRURO - The Truro Physio One Bearcats booked their spot at provincials recently thanks to making the final of the Mainland Atom AAA Hockey League championship.
The Bearcats suffered a 7-6 loss to the South Shore Ice Sharks in double overtime in the final.
The provincial championship is slated for March 27 to 30 in New Waterford. The Bearcats are seeded second among seven teams based on regular season results.
Truro defeated the Antigonish Bulldogs 5-3 in the semifinal of the league tournament after posting three wins and a draw in the round-robin.
The Bearcats finished the preliminary round by hammering Antigonish 9-2 after defeating the Pictou County Crushers 6-4. Truro also battled to a 3-3 draw with South Shore an opened with an 8-0 blanking of Acadia.