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The South Carolina Stingrays are now just one win away from taking the Kelly Cup after they slipped by the Cincinnati Cyclones 4-3 in game three of their best-of-seven game series, now leading the series 3-0.
Read more stories on this subject in our Kelly Cup topic page.“We did a nice job late in the game of shutting down Cincinnati,” said Head Coach Jared Bednar. “We knew this Cincinnati team wouldn’t go quietly, and we expect more of the same on Friday.”
The Rays struck first, with Maxime Lacroix scoring quickly in the first period. The second period featured goals from Trent Campbell, Nikita Kashirsky and Zach Tarkir.
Cincinnati kept the pressure on in the third period and drew to within one after a power play early in the third period. For the final 18 minutes however, the Rays stepped up defensively to take the game again Cincinnati 4-3.
You can get more details about the game in the Stingrays' write-up.
The Rays will be back in action Friday night at 7:30 p.m. in Cincinnati in hopes of earning a trip to their third Kelly Cup Finals. You can tune in to Sports Radio 1450 or head out to Centre Pointe Bar & Grill to watch the Rays live.
Centre Pointe Bar & Grill is located at 4950 Centre Pointe Drive in North Charleston.